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Consent order settles allegations that Urological Stone Surgeons, Parkside Kidney Stone Centers, Urological Services. Ltd and two physicians engaged in a price-fixing conspiracy to raise the price for professional urologist services for lithotripsy procedures in the Chicago...
Approximately two-thirds of the Chicago metropolitan-area patients who undergo lithotripsy -- a non-surgical, shock-wave treatment for stones -- are treated at one or the other of two Parkside Kidney Stone Centers. Today the Federal Trade Commission announced that three firms and two doctors...
The Commission authorized staff to file a complaint and settlement in federal district court to settle allegations that the College and three physician groups engaged in an illegal boycott in an effort to coerce the government to make price-related changes under Puerto Rico's...
The College of Physician-Surgeons of Puerto Rico ("College") and three physician groups have agreed to settle charges that they engaged in illegal conduct when they collectively demanded price-related changes under Puerto Rico's government managed care plan for the indigent. The Federal Trade...
The Federal Trade Commission today ended its administrative challenge to a hospital merger in Grand Rapids, Michigan, 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 in June 1995 in which the FTC...
Commission action regarding applications for approval: Following a public comment period, the Commission has ruled on an application for approval of a transaction from the following:
Applications for Approval of Transactions: The FTC has shortened the comment period to 15 days on the application to approve a transaction from the following entity. The Commission is seeking comments on the application until Sept. 12.
Applications for Approval of Transactions: The FTC has received an application to approve a transaction from the following entity. The Commission is seeking comments on the application for 30 days, until Sept. 29.
Staff of the Federal Trade Commission have advised the New Jersey Pharmacists Association (NJPA) that they would not recommend a challenge on antitrust grounds to a plan to establish a pharmacist network offering health education and monitoring services to diabetes and asthma patients. Under the...
Mediq abandoned its proposed acquisition of Universal Hospital Services after the Commission filed a complaint and motion for a preliminary injunction to block the merger of the nation's two largest firms engaged in the rental to hospitals of movable medical equipment, such as...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following actions. Applications for approval of transactions: The FTC has received an application for approval of a transaction from the following. The FTC is seeking public comments on the application for 30 days, until Aug. 28.
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following action. Commission action regarding petitions to reopen and modify FTC orders: Following a comment period, the FTC has ruled on a petition from the following:
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following action. Commission action regarding applications for approval: Following a public comment period, the Commission has ruled on an application for approval of a transaction from the following:
CVS Corporation has agreed with the Federal Trade Commission to divest a total of 120 Revco drug stores or pharmacy counters -- 114 stores in Virginia and six pharmacy counters in the Binghamton, New York, area -- in order to maintain a level of competition that otherwise would have been...
CVS agreed to settle allegations that its acquisition of Revco would substantially reduce competition for the retail sale of pharmacy services to health insurance companies and other third-party payers in Virginia and in the Binghamton, New York metropolitan area. The consent order...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following actions. Consent agreements given final approval: Following a public comment period on each, the Commission has made final consent agreements with the following entities. The Commission action makes the consent orders binding on the...
Staff of the Federal Trade Commission have advised Yellowstone Physicians, L.L.C., a proposed multispecialty physician network joint venture in Billings, Montana, that they have no present intention to recommend a challenge to the formation and operation of the network. As planned, Yellowstone...
A Colorado physicians' organization settled charges alleging that the Mesa County IPA conspired with its members to increase prices for physician services and thereby prevented third party payers such as preferred provider organizations, health maintenance organizations, and employer...
The Federal Trade Commission has charged a western Colorado physicians’ organization -- which comprises at least 85 percent of the doctors in private practice in Mesa County -- with combining to fix the prices and other competitively significant terms of dealing with some third-party payers, and...

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