Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc.

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Federal Trade Commission and the State of Georgia, Petitioner/Plaintiffs v. Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc., Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Inc., Phoebe North, Inc., HCA Inc., Palmyra Park Hospital Inc., and Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County, Respondent/Defendants.
FTC Matter/File Number:

111 0067

Civil Action Number:


Enforcement Type:

Federal Injunctions

Part III Administrative Complaint

Federal Court:
Middle District of Georgia

Case Summary

The FTC challenged Phoebe Putney Health System Inc.'s propoased acquisition of rival Palmyra Park Hospital from HCA, alleging that the deal would likely substantially lessen competition and allow the combined Phoebe/Palmyra to raise prices from general acute care hospitals services charged to commercial health plans covering patients near Albany, Georgia.

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