M.D. Physicians of Southwest Louisiana, Inc.

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In the Matter of M.D. Physicians of Southwest Louisiana, Inc.
FTC Matter/File Number:

9410095

Docket Number:

C-3824

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

A group of physicians in the area of Lake Charles, Louisiana settled charges that they illegally conspired to fix the prices for professional services by engaging in joint price negotiations with third-party payers. The final consent order prohibits such practices but does allow the MDP to engage in legitimate joint conduct.