As Private Equity Makes Health Acquisitions, Regulators Often Miss Transactions

By Jessica Karins / March 24, 2023 at 7:07 PM
More government oversight is needed of private equity ownership of health care facilities, which are often acquired in small transactions government regulators do not track and may led to higher prices and lower quality of care for patients, researchers said. Jim Baker, executive director of the Private Equity Stakeholder Project (PESP), said that along with technology, health care is one of the top areas of investment for private equity and firms are investing in all areas of the health sector,...

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