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Healthcare provider and insurer UnitedHealth Group Incorporated and healthcare provider DaVita, Inc. have agreed to a settlement to resolve Federal Trade Commission allegations that UnitedHealth Group’s proposed $4.3 billion acquisition of DaVita’s DaVita Medical Group will harm competition in...
The Federal Trade Commission has imposed conditions on UnitedHealth Group’s proposed acquisition of DaVita Medical Group. In its complaint, the FTC alleged that the proposed $4.3 billion acquisition would harm competition in healthcare markets in two Nevada counties, Clark and Nye....
WHAT:The Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop titled A Health Check on COPAs. FTC Chairman Joseph J. Simons will give the opening address.WHEN:Tuesday June 18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Federal Trade Commission has announced an agenda for its upcoming workshop in Washington, DC regarding the impact of certificates of public advantage, also known as COPAs, on prices, quality, access, and innovation for healthcare services.
The Federal Trade Commission staff has submitted a comment to the Department of Health & Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, or ONC, regarding ONC’s proposed rule on “information blocking.”
Last week, Bureau of Competition staff published a report on filings received in fiscal year (FY) 2016 under the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA), the thirteenth such report since the MMA took effect in 2004.
The Federal Trade Commission staff has responded to the Food and Drug Administration’s request for comment on its updated industry guidance regarding nonproprietary naming of biological products.The FDA proposes to add a unique, meaningless suffix to the nonproprietary name of all biosimilar and...
In an Initial Decision announced today, Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell upheld a Federal Trade Commission complaint challenging the consummated merger of two prosthetics manufacturers that are top sellers of prosthetic knees equipped with microprocessors.
The Federal Trade Commission sued the health information company Surescripts, alleging that the company employed illegal vertical and horizontal restraints in order to maintain its monopolies over two electronic prescribing, or “e-prescribing,” markets: routing and eligibility.
The FTC sued the health information company Surescripts, alleging that the company employed illegal vertical and horizontal restraints in order to maintain its monopolies over two electronic prescribing, or “e-prescribing,” markets: routing and eligibility.  According to the complaint...

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