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Healthcare Competition Policy Needs a Makeover, Says Policy Analyst
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The healthcare system features a unique blending of subsidies and regulations that make it difficult to fabricate a comprehensive and effective competition policy, says William M. Sage, MD, JD, a healthcare policy expert at the University of Texas at Austin. As a result, Sage says, antitrust watchdogs and regulators should place more attention on whether or not the goods and services created by healthcare providers are valuable to consumers.