Healthcare Markets Conference 2015



Agenda for the Fourth Annual Healthcare Markets Conference

May 13-14, 2015






May 13: Kellogg School of Management

6:00pm Cocktails

7:00pm Dinner



James L. Allen Center

2169 Campus Drive

Evanston, IL 60208






May 14: Kellogg School of Management

James L. Allen Center

2169 Campus Drive

Evanston, IL 60208

Directions 


8:30AM  



Continental Breakfast




9:00AM  



Why is Health Care Spending on the Privately Insured in Grand Junction, Colorado So High? Prices, Competition, and Health Care Spending



Zack Cooper, Yale University

Stuart Craig, Yale University

Martin Gaynor, Carnegie Mellon University

John Van Reenen, London School of Economics




9:50AM



Physician Concentration and Negotiated Prices: Evidence from State Law Changes



Kurt Lavetti, Ohio State University

Naomi Hausman, Hebrew University


10:40AM    Break


11:10AM



Estimating the Heterogeneous Welfare Effects of Choice Architecture: An Application to the Medicare Prescription Drug Insurance Market



Jonathan Ketcham, Arizona State University

Nicolai Kuminoff, Arizona State University

Christopher Powers, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Center for Strategic Planning/DDSG


12:00PM



Lunch


1:00PM



Panel Discussion: Vertical Integration: What the Providers, Regulators, and even the Economists are Missing 



David Dranove, Northwestern University

Henry Allen, American Medical Association


1:50 PM



The Effect of Narrow Provider Networks on Health Care Use



Anthony LoSasso, University of Illinois at Chicago

Alicia Atwood, University of Illinois at Chicago


2:40PM    Break


3:00PM



Simulating Hospital Merger Simulations



David J. Balan, Federal Trade Commission

Keith Brand, Federal Trade Commission


3:40PM



When Competition Hinders Transparency: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry



Fanny Camara, Toulouse School of Economics




4:30PM



Presentation of the Mark A Satterthwaite Award for Outstanding Research in Healthcare Markets




4:45PM



Adjourn