Global Investigations Show Weak Private Health Competition
Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 6:09 PM EST) -- Governments in both the developed and developing world increasingly are looking to competition policy as a way of bringing about market efficiencies to combat rising prices and improve quality in private health care services. This has been shown in recent months in major competition investigations into private health care markets in the United Kingdom and South Africa.
U.K. Market Investigation
In September 2013, the United Kingdom’s Competition Commission ("UKCC") published its provisional decision and remedies after a year-and-a-half long investigation into the private health care market....