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Association of Hospital Market Concentration With Costs of Complex Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery.

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Summary of "Association of Hospital Market Concentration With Costs of Complex Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery."

Trade-offs involved with market competition, overall costs to payers and consumers, and quality of care have not been well defined. Less competition within any given market may enable provider-driven increases in charges.

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Name: JAMA surgery
ISSN: 2168-6262
Pages: e172158

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