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The Physician Network Consulting, L.L.C. of Baton Rouge Louisiana; Michael J. Taylor; Professional Orthopedic Services, Inc; The Bone and Joint Clinic of Baton Rouge, Inc.; Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic, L.L.C.; and Orthopaedic Surgery Associates of Baton Rouge, L.L.C. settled...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced a proposed consent agreement with a Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based independent practice association (IPA), the three orthopedic practices whose doctors are members of the IPA, the IPA's agent, and the agent's managing director, settling charges that the...
A network of doctors, hospitals, and its executive director, William R. Diggins, settled charges that they illegally engaged in price-fixing activities that raised health care costs in five Maine counties by negotiating jointly with third-party payers in a effort to obtain higher...
The Federal Trade Commission today has reached an agreement with a network of doctors and hospitals in northeast Maine, under which the organization will stop negotiating jointly on behalf of its members with third-party payors such as insurance companies. Today’s announcement of a proposed...
Two anesthesiologists groups settled charges that they entered into joint agreements to establish fees and services from Grossmont Medical Hospital in San Diego County. Specifically, the groups agreed on fees that both would demand from health care insurance companies and other third...
Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of two final consent orders in the matters concerning Anesthesia Service Medical Group, Inc. and Grossmont Anesthesia Medical Group, Inc., as well as a letter to the commenter of record. The Commission vote to approve the...
A consent order prohibits a St. Louis, Missouri physicians’ organization from negotiating with third party payers on behalf of its member physicians and from refusing to deal with health insurance companies.
The Federal Trade Commission announced today that it has settled charges that a large physicians’ organization in the St. Louis, Missouri, greater metropolitan area engaged in price-fixing on behalf of its members. The proposed consent order with the Washington University Physician Network (WUPN...
With an administrative complaint issued on July 8, 2003 the Commission charged a San Francisco, California physicians’ organization with engaging in an agreement under which its competing members agreed collectively on the price and other terms on which they would enter into...
The Federal Trade Commission today issued an administrative complaint against California Pacific Medical Group, Inc., doing business as Brown & Toland, a San Francisco, California physicians' organization, for allegedly fixing the prices and terms under which its doctors would contract with...
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice (DOJ) today released a detailed schedule for a session of their joint hearings on health care and competition law and policy to be held June 25-26, 2003. These hearings, originally scheduled to be held at the FTC Conference Center, will now be...
Testifying on behalf of the Federal Trade Commission today before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Chairman Timothy J. Muris provided the FTC’s perspective on current marketplace issues involving consumer access to generic pharmaceuticals. The Chairman also presented results from the...
A nonprofit corporation representing approximately 1,000 participating physicians in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas metropolitan area has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that collective bargaining on behalf of its members has led to decreased competition and increased prices for...
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice today released an agenda for a session of their joint hearings on health care and competition law and policy to be held June 25-26, 2003. These hearings will be held at the FTC Conference Center at 601 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC....
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice (DOJ) today released a detailed schedule for the sessions of their joint hearings on health care and competition law and policy to be held June 10-12, 2003. These hearings will be held at the FTC Conference Center at 601 New Jersey Avenue, N.W...
Two San Diego County, California, anesthesiologists groups have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they jointly agreed on certain fees and other competitively significant terms that they would demand from Grossmont Hospital for providing on-call services. The two groups,...
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice today released a detailed schedule for the sessions of their joint hearings on health care and competition law and policy to be held May 27, 2003 and May 29-30, 2003. These hearings will be held at the FTC Conference Center at 601 New Jersey...
A New Mexico physician organization settled charges that it and its members entered into agreements to fix prices and to refuse to deal with third party payers and other health care plans except on collectively agreed-upon terms.
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice today released a revised schedule for the sessions of their joint hearings on health care and competition law and policy originally scheduled for May 21-23 and May 29-30. The hearings will now be held May 27-30 and June 10-12 at the FTC...
The fourth session of the Federal Trade Commission/Department of Justice joint hearings on health care and competition law and policy will begin on Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at 9:15 a.m. The hearings will be held daily on April 23, 24, and 25 from 9:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the FTC Conference...

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