Illinois State Bar Association
The Health Care Competition Report: Insights from the Federal Antitrust Agencies
On July 23, 2004, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice released a long-awaited joint report examining competition in the healthcare sector. The 361-page report, titled Improving Health Care: A Dose of Competition, is the result of extensive fact-finding by the agencies based on a 2002 workshop and 27 days of hearings in 2003, during which the agencies received testimony from approximately 250 panelists representing a variety of stakeholders in the healthcare industry.
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