August 13, 2008

Vertical relationships between health insurers and healthcare providers

Fusies tussen verzekeraar en ziekenhuis: risico voor concurrentie?

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In this study, we focus on the latter, in particular on anticompetitive foreclosure. We distinguish three possible mechanisms that may lead to anticompetitive foreclosure, called respectively 'exclusivity', 'sabotage', and the 'waterbed effect'. We discuss under which conditions they come into play and which policy measures can prevent them.


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