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DOJ and FTC announce proactive approach to monitoring post-Affordable Care Act antitrust compliance at joint workshop
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

On February 24 and 25, the DOJ and FTC held their second joint workshop to examine the state of health care competition in the United States. The


Sidley Austin LLP global pricing newsletter - volume three 2014
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Brazil, Canada, China, European Union, France, Germany, India, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 15 2014

On October 21, 2013, Brazil’s National Agency of Supplemental Health enacted Normative Resolution 388, which mandated that all private healthcare


State AGs in the news
  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

Following multiple state and federal investigations, the U.S. Department of Justice and the AGs ofCalifornia, Delaware, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland


BCBS of MI antitrust case dropped
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2013

On March 25, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the State of Michigan agreed to dismiss an antitrust case against Blue Cross Blue Shield of


Department of Justice requires divestitures to preserve competition for medicare advantage plans
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 2 2012

Under a proposed settlement agreement with the Department of Justice (DOJ), private insurers Humana Inc. (Humana) and Arcadian Management Services, Inc. (Arcadian) must divest certain of Arcadian’s assets in parts of five states in order for Humana to proceed with its $150 million acquisition of Arcadian


FTC bars Texas physician group from joint price negotiations
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

On May 10, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that an independent practice association representing 900 physicians in the Amarillo, Texas, area agreed to enter in to an FTC Consent Order barring it from jointly negotiating the rates it charges insurance companies


Provider competition matterseven for “reference pricing”
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2014

In a recent blog post, three Federal Trade Commission (FTC) economists splashed some cold water on advocates of “reference pricing” that seem to


2013 antitrust developments for insurance companies
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2014

Insurers and reinsurers are often involved in collective action, either in co-ventures or by government edict. At the same time, any collaboration


When does the payment of low reimbursement rates or other conduct by an insurer violate the antitrust laws?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2010

Healthcare providers and insurers should be aware of a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third CircuitWest Penn Allegheny Health System, Inc. v. UPMCin which the court reinstated an antitrust challenge brought by a hospital system against another hospital system and the area's largest insurer


Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on ACA tax subsidies; IRS issues guidance on Cadillac tax, publishes health insurance providers tax regulations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

On Wednesday, March 4, the attention of many lawmakers will turn to the Supreme Court, where oral arguments are slated for the statutory