Economics:short paper: market power and competition in healthcare
Prompt: One of the key economic principles is competition or choice. For this short paper assignment, define the terms “market concentration” and “market power” and describe how they are measured. What tools are used? How do these terms relate to the principle of competition?
Next, apply the concepts of market power, market concentration, and choice to the healthcare industry. How do you think these economic principles impact healthcare decision making and planning? Support your response with properly cited references from the assigned readings or other academic sources.
Guidelines for Submission: Your paper must be submitted as a two- to three-page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and at least two sources cited in APA format.