February 04, 2014
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Acctg. Seminar: Eric Floyd (Chicago) "Transparency Regulation, Bargaining, and the Price of Healthcare"

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Using medical claims data from Maine, I estimate the effect of price transparency on price outcomes. I identify a quasi-experiment in which a subset of procedures is disclosed on Maines HealthCost website. I find that disclosed procedures have lower price variation across insurance companies after the implementation of the website. Furthermore, I find that this is associated with an increase i...

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