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Consent order prohibits Montana Associated and Billings Physician from engaging in any agreement with physicians to negotiate or refuse to deal with any health care maintenance organization or preferred provider organization and from fixing the fees charged for physician services...
Physicians in Billings, Montana, have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they obstructed the entry of managed care plans into Billings, agreed on prices that they would accept from third-party payers, and otherwise acted to thwart cost-containment measures. The result, the FTC...
Applications for approval of transactions: The FTC has received an application for prior approval for an acquisition from the following. The FTC is seeking public comments on the application for 30 days, until Nov. 12.
Final order preserves competition in the production and sale of opaque contact lenses. The order permits the acquisition of Pilkington Barnes Hind International, Inc. but requires the divestiture of the opaque contact lens business within four months to a Commission approved acquirer...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following actions. Unless otherwise noted, the FTC staff contact is Dan Ducore, 202-326-2526. Applications for prior approval of transactions: The FTC has received an application for prior approval of a divestiture from the following. The FTC is...
As part of an ongoing effort to encourage efficient arrangements for delivering health care, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice today announced revisions to the agencies’ enforcement policy statements regarding health care provider networks. These changes expand upon the...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following actions. The FTC staff contact is Dan Ducore, 202-326-2526. Applications for prior approval of transactions: The FTC has received applications for prior approval of transactions from the following. The applications will be subject to...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following actions. The FTC staff contact is Dan Ducore, 202-326-2526. Petitions to reopen and modify FTC orders: The FTC has received a petition from the following entity. The Commission is seeking public comments on it for 30 days, until May 28.
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following action. The FTC staff contact is Dan Ducore, 202-326-2526. Commission action regarding applications for prior approval: Following a public comment period, the FTC has ruled on an application from the following:
Order settles charges that the acquisition of National Medical Care, Inc. would combine two significant producers of HD concentrate used in hemodialysis treatment. The order requires the divestiture of the Lewisberry, Pennsylvania hemodialysis concentrate plant to Di-Chem, Inc. or...
The staff of the Federal Trade Commission said in a letter made public today that it would not recommend that the Commission challenge a plan by Mayo Medical Laboratories to establish networks of hospital labs to perform services for outpatients who are members of managed care plans. The staff was...
Final consent order settles antitrust concerns in three markets affected by the proposed acquisition of Sandoz Ltd.: research and development in gene therapy products that are being targeted for life-threatening conditions such as hemophilia and cancer; corn herbicides; and flea...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following actions. Unless otherwise noted, the FTC staff contact is Dan Ducore, 202-326-2526.
Applications for prior approval of transactions: The FTC has received applications for prior approval of transactions from the following. The FTC is seeking public comments on the applications for 30 days, until July 8. Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation, of Nashville, Tennessee, has filed an...
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...

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