Jack Hoadley

Documents & Publications

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Assessing Responses to Increased Provider Consolidation in Three Markets: Detroit, Syracuse and Northern Virginia

Rising health care prices have increased concerns about hospital and health system consolidation among policymakers, regulators, employers, and other purchasers of health coverage. Although merging hospitals and health systems claim they can achieve greater efficiencies through their consolidation, the economic literature almost universally finds that hospitals that merge have prices…

Case Study Analysis: The Detroit Health Care Market

Rising health care prices have increased concerns about hospital and health system consolidation among policymakers, regulators, employers, and other purchasers of health coverage. Although merging hospitals and health systems claim they can achieve greater efficiencies through their consolidation, the economic literature almost universally finds that hospitals that merge have prices…

Case Study Analysis: The Northern Virginia Health Care Market

Rising health care prices have increased concerns about hospital and health system consolidation among policymakers, regulators, employers, and other purchasers of health coverage. Although merging hospitals and health systems claim they can achieve greater efficiencies through their consolidation, the economic literature almost universally finds that hospitals that merge have prices…

Adapting Tools from Other Nations to Slow U.S. Prescription Drug Spending

NIHCR Policy Analysis No. 10

Outpatient prescription drugs account for about 10 percent—$259 billion in 2010—of total U.S. health spending. Expiring patents on many of the most commonly prescribed drugs have helped slow the rate of spending growth in recent years, but drug spending is likely to accelerate again as new drugs come to market.…