The French Competition Authority issues an opinion on the effects of competition on the development of approved healthcare networks

Press Release published on the official website of the French Competition Authority.

The Autorité de la concurrence stipulates the conditions under which the development of networks of approved health professions can be favorable to competition and in the interests of patients.* After a referral by the French Minister for the economy, industry and employment (Ministre de l'Economie, de l'Industrie et de l'Emploi) requesting an opinion on the possible risks and benefits to competition from the development of health networks approved by the supplementary health insurance institutions (OCAM), the Autorité de la concurrence is now providing its opinion and publishing it on its Internet site www.autoritedelaconcurrence.fr. Increasing number of partnerships between OCAMs and health professionals Currently, many OCAMs have established partnerships - directly or through

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority issues an opinion on the effects of competition on the development of approved healthcare networks, 9 September 2009, e-Competitions September 2009, Art. N° 59554

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