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The Federal Trade Commission staff has advised the American Medical Association (AMA) that its proposal to disseminate to the public information relating to proposed revisions to Medicare’s resource-based relative value scale (RBRVS) does not appear to violate the antitrust laws. In a letter to...
Orders Group to Rescind Restrictions, Reinstate Disciplined Dentists
Commission action regarding applications for prior approval of transactions: Following a public comment period, the FTC has ruled on an application from the following:
Federal Trade Commission Chairman Robert Pitofsky said today that further guidance under existing laws rather than statutory directives being considered by Congress are the best way to aid further development of procompetitive provider-directed health plans. Pitofsky made his remarks in testimony...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following actions. The staff contacts are Dan Ducore, 202-326-2526 and Elizabeth Piotrowski, 202-326-2623. Petitions to reopen and modify or set aside an order: The FTC has received petitions from the following entities seeking changes in, or...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following actions. Unless otherwise noted, the FTC staff contact is Dan Ducore, 202-326-2526. Commission action regarding petitions to reopen and modify or set aside orders: Following public comment periods, the Commission has responded to petitions...
Staff of the Federal Trade Commission have advised a group of urologists in the News Orleans area that the group's plan to establish a network to provide urology services does not appear to violate the antitrust laws. URONET of Louisiana, L.L.C. (URONET), which plans to contract with managed care...
The Federal Trade Commission said today it will seek a federal district court order to block the proposed merger of Butterworth Hospital and Blodgett Memorial Medical Center, the two largest hospitals in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The FTC will allege that the merger would substantially reduce...
The Federal Trade Commission has approved the application of Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation to divest its 84 percent partnership interest in the Alaska Surgery Center in Anchorage, Alaska, to Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. Both Columbia/HCA and Surgical Care Affiliates are headquartered in...
Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation, of Nashville, Tennessee, has petitioned the Federal Trade Commission to modify an agreement between the firm and the agency reached in connection with the firm's acquisition of Healthtrust, Inc.. The requested modification would eliminate Columbia/HCA's...
Robert F. Leibenluft has been named to head the health care division within the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition, announced Bureau Director William J. Baer today. As Assistant Director for Health Care, Leibenluft will oversee the FTC competition staff's review of hospital mergers,...
Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation has applied for Federal Trade Commission approval to divest Emergency Medical Service (EMS) of Milton, Florida, to Rural/Metro Corporation. The FTC is seeking public comments on the application for 30 days, until Feb. 1, 1996, before making a decision. Columbia/...
Staff of the Federal Trade Commission have advised the Southern Arizona Therapy Network, Inc. (SATNET) that the plan to establish a network to provide physical, occupational, and speech therapy services in Pima County, Arizona does not appear to violate the antitrust laws. SATNET proposes to...
The Federal Trade Commission today ended its administrative challenge of a hospital merger in Joplin, Missouri, after concluding that further litigation in the case is not in the public interest. The Commission action is in keeping with a policy statement issued this past summer in which the FTC...
The Federal Trade Commission has given final approval to a consent agreement with Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp., settling charges that its acquisition of John Randolph Medical Center in Hopewell, Virginia, would violate the federal antitrust laws. Prior to the acquisition, Columbia/ HCA already...
Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation has applied to the Federal Trade Commission for approval to divest the North Okaloosa Medical Center in Crestview, Florida, to Community Health Systems, Inc. of Brentwood, Tennessee. As part of the deal, Columbia will acquire three small Community hospitals in...
The Federal Trade Commission has granted the petition of the California Medical Association (CMA) to reopen and set aside a consent order so that CMA can establish and operate a managed care plan, under which it would use a fee schedule to pay physicians providing services under the plan. CMA is...
The American Dental Trade Association has petitioned the Federal Trade Commission, on behalf of itself and Association members who were also respondents, to terminate a 1950 consent order settling charges that the Association and various members engaged in anticompetitive conduct in the sale of...

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