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Competition in the healthcare market (PDF)

An analysis of competition in health insurance markets across the United States found that Kentucky had the nation’s most dramatic decline in terms of health insurer competition. The study, conducted by the American Medical Association, noted that areas with lower competition “become ripe for the exercise of health insurer market power, which harms patients by raising premiums above competitive levels.”

Ten states with the largest decrease in competition levels 2014-2016 (PDF)