The Effect of Hospital/Physician Integration on Hospital Choice
NBER Working Paper No. 21497
---- Acknowledgments ----
We would like to thank Aileen Devlin for exceptional research assistance. All errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Laurence C. Baker ----
Baker has served as a consultant to Kaiser Permanente and as an expert in litigation matters involving health insurers and health care providers.
---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Daniel P. Kessler ----
Financial support for the proposed research was from Stanford University. In the last three years, I have received speaking and consulting fees from AHIP, United HealthCare, Vhi Healthcare, Sutter Health, and other integrated delivery systems. I have received grant support from the AHIP Foundation.