North Lake Tahoe Medical Group, Inc.

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In the Matter of North Lake Tahoe Medical Group, Inc.
FTC Matter/File Number:

9810261

Docket Number:

C-3885

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

Physicians practicing in the North and South Lake Tahoe areas settled charges that they conspired to fix the prices and terms for professional services. The consent order prohibits the IPA from engaging in collective negotiations to fix prices; refusing to deal with third party payers; and coercing payers into accepting PA fee schedules and minimum reimbursement rates.