Indiana Hospitals Under Scrutiny

Indiana Jones (Michael Hicks) Sounds Alarm

“What I discovered will deeply anger every Hoosier and should embarrass most hospital administrators and board members. I also expect it to cause significant changes to state policy with respect to these hospitals. This is likely to change the way we tax them, regulate their competitors and enforce anti-trust laws. It will surely lead to civil litigation involving billions of dollars of excess profits.”

Indiana Has a Monopoly Problem in Healthcare; Preliminary evidence and recommendations

This policy brief provides preliminary analysis as to the degree of competition in Indiana’s healthcare markets. We conclude that evidence strongly suggests healthcare markets in Indiana experience significant monopoly power, which has increased prices, allowed not-for-profit providers to accrue stunningly large profits, increased the burden on Hoosier families, and likely reduced healthcare outcomes across the state.

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