2019 State of Reform Northern California: Measuring the Impact of Consolidation Vs. Integration

Determining the benchmarks for success of M&A activity in California is a complicated proposition. Are the increased costs common to recent consolidation worth the benefit in return? Can plans and providers demonstrate successful collaborations without merging tax IDs? Our afternoon keynote panel at the 2019 State of Reform Health Policy Conference explored the topic with candor, drawing upon the speakers’ collective experience.

Anthony Wright: Executive Director, Health Access

Dolores Yanagihara: Vice President, Analytics and Performance Information, Integrated Healthcare Association

Dr. Stephen Shortell: Professor of the Graduate School, School of Public Health and the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Emilio Varanini: Deputy Attorney General, Anti-trust Section, California Department of Justice