We look at horizontal mergers and Medicare beneficiaries' health outcomes
We consider how regulatory environments influence the nature and degree of competition among distributors by looking at a merger of two large distributors competing in states facing different regulatory conditions.
We look to see if opioid use is correlated with provider concentration. We consider the relationship between opioid use and several types of providers and several metrics of concentration.
We show that immigrant children have higher Medicaid take-up rates than do natives, but lower per person expenditures conditional on take-up. The lower per person expenditures are explained by differences in underlying health, and not access.
We look to see whether physician mergers affect consumer access to healthcare providers.
We use the CPS to consider whether changes in information affect Medicaid take-up among eligible children.