Dentists of Juana Diaz, Coamo, and Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico

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In the Matter of Dentists of Juana Diaz, Coamo, and Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico
FTC Matter/File Number:

9810154

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

Dentists in three communities in Puerto Rico settled charges that they refused to provide dental services under the government's managed care plan for the indigent unless they received certain prices. Under the terms of the consent order, the dentists are prohibited from jointly boycotting or refusing to deal with any third party payer to obtain higher reimbursement rates for dental services.