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