Market Structures in Health Care

The Research Area Comprises

  • Competition in the Supply of Medical Services
  • Access to Health Care

In the Research Area “Market Structures in Health Care”, the Research Group analyses how regulations affect the quantity and quality of available health care services. Market structures for the provision of health services are subject to considerable change. In both the outpatient and inpatient sector, the structure of supply is changing due to competition between providers as well as new regulatory frameworks. Evaluating these changes is essential to identify approaches for the further development of the health care system.