Over the past 10–15 years, vertical consolidations in healthcare that involve providers and insurers have brought greater attention to the effects of such integration on the cost and quality of healthcare. When the Vertical Merger Guidelines were issued in 2020, that attention increased even more. Partner Cory Capps, Principal Nitin Dua, Manager Tetyana Shvydko and Principal Zenon Zabinski discuss different forms of vertical integration among insurers, hospitals, and physicians and the different antitrust considerations they are likely to raise.
Cory Capps, Nitin Dua, Tetyana Shvydko, and Zenon Zabinski
CPI Antitrust Chronicle