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The shift in healthcare from fee-for-service to paying for value should discourage unnecessary care, but, by putting the risk on providers, it is encouraging consolidation. Peter Orszag, writing for Bloomberg View, notes that “policy makers will need to watch for excessive local hospital concentration and markups and to stay alert to any violations of antitrust laws.”

Robert Galvin talked with Yale Insights about the impacts of Obamacare on cost and innovation.

12:35 PM - 9 Aug 13