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Exchanging information in the health care sector: A guide to managing antitrust AHLA Journal of Health & Life Sciences Law, Volume 11, No 2

What is the issue? Information exchanges within the health care sector will increase as providers and payers seek to provide more integrated care and enter into alternative payment models...

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Court upholds DOJ antitrust lawsuit challenging Carolinas HealthCare System's anti-steering provisions Antitrust and Competition Alert

Despite a recent decision by the Second Circuit suggesting that anti-steering contractual provisions in other industries may not be anticompetitive, DOJ's lawsuit (United States v....

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Antitrust lawsuit against Carolinas Healthcare System shows DOJ support of steering, transparency initiatives Antitrust and Competition Alert

The antitrust agencies have made it clear that hospital mergers are a high enforcement priority. A new lawsuit, United States v. Carolinas Healthcare System, brought by the Department of...

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FTC Director Addresses Enforcement Efforts in the Healthcare Sector Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation Alert

In an informative speech at the recent Accountable Care Organizations Summit, Federal Trade Commission Director of the Bureau of Competition Deborah Feinstein articulated her current...

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Federal Judge dismisses monopolization claims against Sutter Health Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation Alert

A San Francisco federal judge dismissed without prejudice allegations that Sutter Health (Sutter), a large hospital system in northern California, unreasonably restrained trade and...

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Another victory for the FTC on the state action doctrine Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation Alert

The Fourth Circuit ruled on 31 May that the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners was not shielded from federal antitrust scrutiny under the state action doctrine when it issued...

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Supreme Court tightens the scope of antitrust immunity in government-owned hospital mergers Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation Alert

In a unanimous and favorable decision for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Supreme Court found that the state action immunity doctrine does not shield Phoebe Putney Health System’s...

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FTC issues advisory opinion approving physician hospital organization’s clinical integration model Hospital Alert

On February 13, 2013, the FTC staff issued a favorable Advisory Opinion to the Norman Physician Hospital Organization (Norman PHO) allowing it to move forward with its clinical integration...

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'Internet-Savvy Students' and Bewildered Educators: Student Internet Speech is Creating New Legal Issues for the Educational Community Catholic University Law Review

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