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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...
Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation has applied for Federal Trade Commission approval to divest its 84 percent partnership interest in the Alaska Surgery Center in Anchorage, Alaska, to Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. Columbia/HCA and Surgical Care America both are headquartered in Nashville,...
Charter Medical Corporation has petitioned the Federal Trade Commission to reopen and modify a 1995 consent order to delete a provision that requires that it obtain prior Commission approval to acquire or divest any interest in psychiatric facilities in Atlanta, Ga., Memphis, Tn., Orlando, Fl. or...
Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation has applied to the Federal Trade Commission for approval to divest hospitals it owns in West Valley City and Layton, Utah, and in Milton, Florida, to Paracelsus Healthcare Corporation; and in West Jordan, Utah, to Champion Healthcare Corporation. The...
The Federal Trade Commission has given final approval to a consent agreement with Local Health System, Inc., Blue Water Health Services Corp., and Mercy Health Services, settling charges over the proposed merger of Port Huron Hospital and Mercy Hospital-Port Huron. These are the two largest...
The Federal Trade Commission has given final approval to a consent agreement with Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation, settling charges that the company's $3 billion merger with Healthtrust, Inc. - The Hospital Company. would impair hospital competition -- leading to higher prices, reduced...
Federal Trade Commission staff has advised the Central Texas Medical Group (CTMG), an independent practitioners' association in Brownwood, Texas, that its proposed method of operating is unlikely to violate federal antitrust laws. CTMG, set up to distribute information and educate its physician...
The Federal Trade Commission has settled charges that the nation's largest sellers of fast-turnaround verbatim news transcripts entered into agreements that ended competition between them. The FTC charged that, as a result of the agreements, Federal News Service Group, Inc. (FNS) became the sole...
Federal Trade Commission staff has advised a network of 35 hematologist/oncologists in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-area that the network does not appear to violate federal antitrust laws. The for-profit network, Hematology/Oncology Care Specialists of Western Pennsylvania, P.C. (HOCS) is being...
A Federal Trade Commission administrative law judge has issued an order prohibiting the California Dental Association (CDA), whose 19,000 members comprise 75 percent of the dentists in the state, from interfering with any truthful, nondeceptive advertising in which its members engage and to take...
Federal Trade Commission staff has advised the Northwestern Nevada Orthopaedic Surgery Alliance, an independent physician association comprised of eight competing orthopedists in Washoe County, Nevada, that some aspects of its proposed method of operating may violate federal antitrust laws.
Local Health System, Inc., of Port Huron, Michigan, and two other entities have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges stemming from the proposed merger of Port Huron Hospital and Mercy Hospital-Port Huron, the two largest hospitals in St. Clair County, Michigan. Local Health System,...

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