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Dr. Paul Wong

Senior Consultant

Contact

Los Angeles
Tel: +1 213 346 3026
Fax: +1 213 346 3030

Email: paul.wong@nera.com

Education

PhD and MA in economics, Stanford University
BA in business economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Experience

Dr. Wong is a member of NERA's Health Care and Life Sciences practice, and NERA’s Antitrust and Competition practice. Since joining NERA, Dr. Wong has consulted on a variety of health care mergers, including the Advocate-NorthShore hospital merger challenged by the Federal Trade Commission, the Aetna-Humana and Centene-Health Net health insurance mergers, as well as mergers involving major hospital systems in more than 15 states. Dr. Wong has also consulted on antitrust litigation in health care industries, including those involving hospitals, multispecialty physician groups, health insurance, medical devices, and medical supply distribution.

Dr. Wong has previous professional experience in health care services research and health care analytics, and he has worked as an investment manager. In addition, Dr. Wong has conducted academic research on a variety of health care and antitrust issues, and published articles in journals such as Population Health Management and the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal. Notably, he has written multiple papers analyzing competition and regulation in the US health insurance industry. As well, he has researched the impact of patient-centered care on patients’ medical costs and how competition impacts patenting and innovation in agricultural biotechnology. Dr. Wong has presented his research to a number of organizations, including the US Department of Justice and the American Society of Health Economists.

Languages

English

Title Type Author
Reduced-Form Versus Structural Econometric Methods in Market Definition: Lessons from... Published Article Dr. Subbu Ramanarayanan and Dr. Paul Wong
Health Care Antitrust: Are Courts Adapting to a Complex and Dynamic Industry or Are T... Published Article Dr. Lawrence Wu and Dr. Paul Wong