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FTC’s preliminary injunction win in hospital merger shows importance of deal and planning documents

On 4 August 2021, the District Court of New Jersey granted the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) motion for preliminary injunction, preventing Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) and...

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Hospitals and insurers turn to new partnerships in an effort to better manage the cost of care Life Sciences and Health Care Videos

Vertical relationships and changing antitrust enforcementVertical relationships may be a viable solution for lowering the burden of health care costs, but large-scale mergers of health...

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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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State Boards Seeking an Antitrust Pass? FTC Explains What They Need to Know Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation Alert

A Supreme Court decision from February ruled that state regulatory boards run by “a controlling number” of “active market participants” can qualify for an antitrust exemption only if they...

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North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC: How States Will Respond to Improve Competition and Accountability in State Regulatory Boards CPI Antitrust Chronicle

The Supreme Court's recent decision in North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission will have a real and lasting effect on how state boards regulate and license...

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Outlook for 2015: Antitrust Litigation in the Pharma Industry—More Than Just Actavis Progeny BNA Insights

In 2014 there were a number of significant antitrust developments related to litigation in the pharmaceutical industry. These involved not only pharmaceutical patent litigation settlements...

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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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