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Lee Simowitz Discusses Antitrust In The Healthcare Industry
BakerHostetler partner Lee Simowitz spoke as part of the panel, "Negotiating the antitrust minefield," during Modern Healthcare’s Virtual Conference and Expo.
United States
22 Oct 2014
What The WTP? The Rise Of Merger Simulation In Hospital Transactions
If you are a health system or hospital thinking about a potential transaction and your lawyers have not spoken with you about hospital merger simulation, maybe you should be talking with someone else.
United States
22 May 2014
Connecticut’s Attorney General Wants To Know In Advance If You Are Going To Join Forces With A Healthcare Provider
Back in early 2013, Connecticut’s Attorney General formed a "Health Care Competition Working Group" within his office.
United States
29 Apr 2014
NY Governor Signs "Unprecedented" Legislation Allowing Public Healthcare Provider "A Blank Check To Engage In A Huge Swath Of Anticompetitive Activities With No Oversight" -- Will Other States Follow?
New York Governor Cuomo signed legislation this week authorizing Nassau Health Care Corporation, a public healthcare provider that operates a hospital, skilled nursing facility and several community health centers located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York.
United States
11 Nov 2013
Could An Idaho Healthcare Merger Impact Other Mergers, Including The American/US Airways Merger?
With the trial over, post-trial briefs due November 1, and closing arguments scheduled for November 7, a lot more is at stake than whether St. Luke’s Health System can keep Saltzer Medical Group – a for-profit, physician-owned, multi-specialty group comprising approximately 44 physicians located in Nampa, Idaho.
United States
31 Oct 2013
Provider Healthcare Merger Retrospective On The Horizon At FTC -- Again?
With the first week in the Federal Trade Commission's and Idaho attorney general's antitrust trial challenging St. Luke's Health System's acquisition of the Saltzer Medical Group, a for-profit, physician-owned, multispecialty group comprising approximately 44 physicians located in Nampa, Idaho, already in the books, a lot more is at stake than just whether St. Luke's is eventually ordered to unwind its acquisition of Saltzer.
United States
10 Oct 2013
Game Over — "Unique Circumstances" End FTC Challenge To Phoebe Putney Acquisition
After running the table in the Supreme Court with a unanimous decision and then convincing a district court judge in Georgia to halt further consolidation of Phoebe Putney Health System and Palmyra Medical Center, the Federal Trade Commission recently agreed to settle its antitrust challenge of Phoebe Putney's acquisition of Palmyra without requiring divesture or any other remedial relief.
United States
25 Sep 2013
FTC Investigations Of Provider Healthcare Transactions: Am I At Risk?
A recent article published in the Antitrust Law Journal titled "A Survey of Evidence Leading to Second Requests at the FTC," by Darren S. Tucker, an attorney advisor to an FTC commissioner who reviewed nonpublic information on the decisions to investigate proposed transactions for the period August 2008 to August 2012, sheds light on the types of evidence used by the FTC staff to determine whether a transaction warrants a "second request" under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act.
United States
14 Aug 2013
Is The FTC Setting Its Sights On Consummated Hospital And Physician Mergers?
Speaking at an American Bar Association symposium titled "Retrospective Analysis of Agency Determinations in Merger Transactions," Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman, Edith Ramirez, highlighted the FTC's successful track record challenging transactions, but also noted "growing concern" that hospital acquisitions of physician groups are having a negative impact on consumers.
United States
5 Aug 2013
Will The FTC Investigate My Provider Healthcare Transaction?
The FTC and the Justice Department regularly investigate mergers of healthcare providers even though no HSR filing was required.
United States
1 Aug 2013
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