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After 130 years as a nonprofit with deep roots in the community, Mission Health announced in March that it was seeking to be bought by HCA Healthcare.
There's little evidence healthcare consolidation improves patient care or lowers costs, experts told lawmakers this week.
Providence St. Joseph Health and Ascension are in merger talks, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.
Physician acquisition generally takes place in small increments, so antitrust regulations may not be applicable, even in highly concentrated markets.
Paying doctors a set salary instead of compensating them based on volume could improve physician satisfaction and patient care.