Southwest Health Alliances, Inc.

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In the Matter of Southwest Health Alliances, Inc., doing business as BSA Provider Network, a Texas corporation.
FTC Matter/File Number:

0910013

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

An association representing 900 physicians in the Amarillo, Texas, area agreed to a Commission order barring it from jointly negotiating the prices it charges insurance providers. The FTC alleged in a complaint filed with the order that the association, Southwest Health Alliances, Inc., d/b/a BSA Provider Network, has violated federal law since 2000 by fixing the prices its member doctors would charge insurers. The Commission's order requires the association to cease and desist.