The hurdles to horizontal consolidation in US healthcare – hospitals buying hospitals, insurers buying insurers – have become clear over the course of several antitrust agency enforcement actions in the past decade. Pallavi Guniganti reports that possibilities for vertical healthcare mergers, however, appear less bounded. Kilpatrick Townsend partner Peter Boyle provides his thoughts in the May 20, 2017 Global Competition Review article “Vertically Challenged.”

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