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Environmental Scan on Consolidation Trends and Impacts in Health Care Markets

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This contractor report describes the landscape of market consolidation across the U.S. health care system and analyzes the evidence on the price, cost, and quality effects of consolidation. An introduction written by ASPE reviews some of the key findings from the RAND analysis, and includes data analysis and national maps showing changes in health care market concentration over the past decade.

The RAND report is an independent assessment and does not represent the official views of ASPE or HHS.