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'An Arm and a Leg': Private Equity Is Everywhere in Healthcare. Really.

Analysis  |  By Kaiser Health News  
   May 27, 2022

In this episode of the podcast, we find out why these doctors are selling their practices to private equity.

This podcast was released on Friday, May 27, 2022 by Kaiser Health News.

By Dan Weissmann

Private equity companies are the house-flippers of the investment world, and they’ve found their way into many areas of our lives. Now, they’re at gastroenterologists’ offices, too, hoping to change the way these doctors do business and make a quick buck selling the practice down the road. 

In this episode of the podcast, we find out why these doctors are selling their practices to private equity to begin with, and what it could mean for the quality and cost of your healthcare. 

Here's a transcript.

Kaiser Health News is a national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.


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