Examining Health Care Competition

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Conference Description

The Federal Trade Commission held a public workshop to study certain activities and trends that may affect competition in the evolving health care industry. The workshop explored current developments related to:

  • professional regulation of health care providers;
  • innovations in health care delivery;
  • advancements in health care technology;
  • measuring and assessing health care quality; and
  • price transparency of health care services.

A public comment period is open until April 30, 2014. See the Federal Register Notice for questions about which the FTC seeks public comment.

Questions?

If you have a question about the workshop, please email examininghealthcareworkshop@ftc.gov.

Event Details

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