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Mergers and Their Impact On Healthcare Costs

Healthcare consolidation is happening more frequently and with it comes the increased cost of care. A recent study by the University of Southern California reviews two of California’s larger healthcare systems and highlights the issue of consolidation. The study’s lead author warns similar consolidation trends and related cost trends will likely happen in other states across the country. This Kaiser Health News article breaks down this cost issue including findings from the study.