Connecticut Chiropractic Association, The; Connecticut Chiropractic Council, The; and Robert L. Hirtle, Esq., In the Matter of

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In the Matter of The Connecticut Chiropractic Association, a corporation, The Connecticut Chiropractic Council, a corporation, and Robert L. Hirtle, Esq., individually.
FTC Matter/File Number:

071 0074

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

The FTC challenged a group boycott between two Connecticut chiropractic associations in which the health care providers refused to deal with a cost-saving Connecticut health plan. The Commission issued a consent order ending the agreement and preventing the involved parties from entering into such agreements in the future, thus remedying the potential negative impacts on health care costs.