EU Competition and Internal Market Law in the Healthcare Sector

Hardcover | November 15, 2012

byLeigh Hancher, Wolf Sauter

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This work gives an overview of the impact of EU competition rules and internal market law on healthcare systems in Europe. Alongside a thorough discussion of healthcare provision and the medical professions, the book covers health insurance, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices.There is an examination of the impact of the four freedoms, the cartel and abuse of dominance prohibitions and merger control, as well as the rules on state aid and public procurement. The book also considers horizontal measures as they affect healthcare. Written by experts, this is an ideal tool for those requiring an in-depth discussion of this important area of EU law.

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This work gives an overview of the impact of EU competition rules and internal market law on healthcare systems in Europe. Alongside a thorough discussion of healthcare provision and the medical professions, the book covers health insurance, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices.There is an examination of the impact of the four freedoms...

Leigh Hancher is Professor of European Law at Tilberg University and is Of Counsel at the Amsterdam office of Allen and Overy LLP. Wolf Sauter is Professor of Healthcare Regulation at Tilberg University and Competition Expert for the Dutch Healthcare Authority. He is a leading academic in the field of European healthcare law and an ex...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:November 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199642176

ISBN - 13:9780199642175

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Table of Contents

PART I: Introduction1. Introduction2. EU Law ToolboxPART II: The Internal Market3. Internal Market: Services4. Internal Market: Establishment, Goods and Capital5. Secondary Rules: Horizontal6. Secondary Rules: VerticalPART III: Competition7. Competition8. State Aid9. Public ProcurementPART IV: Case Studies10. Pharmaceuticals11. Medical Devices12. Health InsurancePART V: Conclusion13. Conclusion