TITLE

Unbridled managed care: When consumers experience antitrust welfare loss from exclusionary

AUTHOR(S)
Ruskin, Andrew
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer96, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p391
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses consumer injuries from exclusionary contracts between health maintenance organization insurers and health care providers in the United States, and the mechanisms through which they are perpetrated. Injuries resulting from raising rivals' costs; Injury through control over providers' output; Legal and economic theories on consumer injuries.
ACCESSION #
487375

 

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