System Health Providers, Inc., and Genesis Physicians Group, Inc.

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In the Matter of System Health Providers, Inc., and Genesis Physicians Group, Inc.
FTC Matter/File Number:

0110196

Docket Number:

C-4064

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

System Health Providers and its parent corporation, Genesis Physicians Group, Inc., settled charges that they collectively bargained with health insurance firms to accept proposed fee schedules; discouraged members from entering into contracts directly with payers; and refused to deal with health insurance firms and other third-party payers except on collectively agreed upon terms. The order prohibits the recurrence of the alleged practices and actions.