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Mintz's Antitrust Group Covers Third Circuit Reinstatement Of $67 Million Antitrust "Refusal To Deal" Suit Against Blues
Last week, Bruce Sokler and Farrah Short from Mintz's Antitrust practice group published a detailed alert regarding the Third Circuit's reinstatement of an antitrust suit ...
United States
20 Sep 2018
Third Circuit Reinstates $67 Million Antitrust "Refusal To Deal" Suit Against Blues
The Third Circuit reinstated an antitrust suit brought by a medical device seller that alleged Blue Cross Blue Shield Association ...
United States
5 Sep 2018
A Tie Too Far: Antitrust Class Action Alleging Physician Association Tied Board Certification To Association Membership Survives Motion To Dismiss
The suit was filed in August 2016 by a group of osteopathic doctors against the primary certifying body for osteopathic physicians in the United States.
United States
23 Jun 2017
Antitrust Suit Against Michigan Hospital Moves Forward As Both Sides Denied Summary Judgment
HCHC, located in neighboring Hillsdale County, is also a general acute-care hospital without the higher acuity services offered by Allegiance.
United States
12 Jun 2017
Big Summary Judgment Win For Hospital Defending $300M Exclusive Dealing Antitrust Suit
After fending off a motion for judgment on the pleadings in March 2015, a small hospital in Peoria, Illinois lost on summary judgment in its $300 million antitrust suit.
United States
7 Oct 2016
No Resuscitation Of Hospital's Exclusive Dealing Antitrust Suit Against Competing Hospitals And Physicians
Last week, in applying that maxim, the court affirmed a lower court's dismissal of a suit filed by a hospital against a competing hospital and physician group...
United States
23 Sep 2016
What Have Merchants Gained From Payment Card Antitrust Litigation?
In recent years, federal antitrust enforcers and businesses that accept payment cards have been waging a slow war against payment card fees and the card network rules that protect them.
United States
9 Aug 2016
FTC Wins Stay Of Pennsylvania Hospital Merger Pending Appeal In Third Circuit
The Third Circuit granted on Tuesday the Federal Trade Commission's request for an injunction pending appeal of the proposed merger between Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Pinnacle Health System.
United States
2 Jun 2016
FTC Granted 2-Week Reprieve In Effort To Block Pennsylvania Hospital Merger
The Federal Trade Commission and the state of Pennsylvania have two weeks to persuade the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit that the pending merger of Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Pinnacle Health System is anticompetitive.
United States
20 May 2016
Federal Court Relies On "Evolving Landscape Of Health Care" Post-Affordable Care Act To Reject FTC Challenge To Hospital Merger
We find it no small irony that the same federal government under which the FTC operates has created a climate that virtually compels institutions to seek alliances such as the Hospitals intend here.
United States
18 May 2016
Hospitals Settle DOJ Suit Alleging Illegal Division Of Marketing Territories
Two West Virginia hospital systems settled a lawsuit filed yesterday by the Department of Justice alleging that they agreed to allocate territories for marketing health care services in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act.
United States
21 Apr 2016
Court Denies Class Cert. In NCAA Antitrust Suit
The NCAA scored a victory last week with the denial of class certification in an antitrust suit challenging the association's former ban on multiyear scholarships...
United States
10 Apr 2016
Sixth Circuit Finds Possibility Of Conspiracy Among Hospital Network Members
The Sixth Circuit on Tuesday voted 2 to 1 to reverse a district court's grant of summary judgment under which a defendant hospital network had been found to be a single entity incapable of conspiring...
United States
4 Apr 2016
New Class Action Filed Challenging NCAA'S Scholarship Caps And Transfer Rules
According to the Complaint, the scholarship caps are horizontal restraints intended to reduce the cost of essential inputs in the production of high quality Division I football games.
United States
15 Mar 2016
New Class Action Filed Challenging NCAA'S Scholarship Caps And Transfer Rules
In the latest chapter in the litigation wars against college athletics, on March 8, 2016, another antitrust class action was filed against the NCAA in its "home court," the United States Southern District of Indiana.
United States
15 Mar 2016
Rodeo Associations Fail To Wrangle Each Other In First Round Of Antitrust Class Action: District Court Denies Plaintiffs' Preliminary Injunction And Defendants' Motion To Dismiss
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Inc. ("PRCA"), a not-for-profit membership organization, is North America's most prestigious rodeo sanctioning body.
United States
9 Feb 2016
Antitrust Suit Continues To Stymie New Texas Telemedicine Regulation
Teladoc provides telehealth services, utilizing telecommunications technologies to provide health care services outside the traditional in-person models.
United States
20 Dec 2015
FTC Challenges Hospital Merger Despite Conduct Remedy Accepted By State AG
Last week the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") issued an administrative complaint challenging the merger of two West Virginia hospitals that had earlier been cleared by the state's Attorney General ("W.V. AG") following the entry of two agreements between the hospitals and the W.V. AG ("Agreements").
United States
10 Nov 2015
Kissing Camels Antitrust Suit Against Health System Moves Past Another Hump In The Road
In June, an antitrust suit brought by plaintiff ambulatory surgery centers ("ASCs") against a health system, health insurers, and a trade association survived a motion to dismiss.
United States
4 Sep 2015
Divestiture Offer Fails To Save Merger Where FTC Wins On Market Definition Based On Customer Type
The case is one of the first major decisions for U.S. District Court Judge Mehta who was just confirmed last December.
United States
8 Jul 2015
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