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Event 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.

Examining Health Care Competition Workshop Series:
Examining Health Care Competition: February 2015 Workshop
Examining Health Care Competition: March 2014 Workshop

Webcast and Transcript

The workshop webcast videos are available for viewing (under Video, below). Viewers may want to review the panelist slide presentations (under Event Speakers, below) as they watch the videos. A transcript for each day of the workshop is available as well (under Transcript, below).


If you have a question about the workshop, please email

  • Request for Comments

    The last day to submit public comments was May 16, 2014.

FTC Privacy Policy

Under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) or other laws, we may be required to disclose to outside organizations the information you provide when you pre-register for events that require registration. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, and as a matter of discretion, we make every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments before posting them on the FTC website.

The FTC Act and other laws we administer permit the collection of your pre-registration contact information and the comments you file to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. For additional information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, see the Commission’s Privacy Act system for public records and comprehensive privacy policy.

This event will be open to the public and may be photographed, videotaped, webcast, or otherwise recorded.  By participating in this event, you are agreeing that your image — and anything you say or submit — may be posted indefinitely at or on one of the Commission's publicly available social media sites.