New Century Health Quality Alliance, Inc., Prime Care of Northeast Kansas, LLC, et al., In the Matter of

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In the Matter of New Century Health Quality Alliance, Inc., Prime Care of Northeast Kansas, L.L.C., Elizabeth Gallup, Steven Buie, Thomas Allen, G. Robert Powers, Associates in Family Medicine P.A., Briarcliff, P.C., College Park Family Care Center P.A., Family Health Group, Chartered, Family Medical Group P.A., Hickman Mills Clinic Inc., Kanza Multispecialty Group P.A., Landmark Medical Center Inc., Michael E. Monaco, d/b/a Select Healthcare P.A., Kenneth Norton P.A., Quivera Internal Medicine L.L.C., Seaport Family Practice P.C., Shawnee Family Care P.A., Stateland Clinic Ltd., Sunflower Medical Group P.A., United Medical Group, L.L.C., and Kimberley M. Wirths P.A.
FTC Matter/File Number:

0510137

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

The Commission approved a final consent order settling Commission charges alleging that two independent practice associations (IPAs) and 18 member physician practices in the Kansas City, MO area, refused to deal with health care plans, except on collectively agreed-upon prices and other terms.