Hospitals operating with little competition are able to charge health plans much higher prices, which are passed on to consumers in the form of higher insurance premiums, writes Glenn Melnick.
Nov 28, 2011 California Healthline
Glenn Melnick is an adjunct economist at the RAND Corporation. He is an expert in health economics and finance. Melnick has been principal investigator for a number of projects in Jakarta, Indonesia, and Taiwan. He earned his Ph.D. in urban and regional planning from the University of Michigan.
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