Providers are collaborating in a wide range of ways, including mergers among hospitals and among physician groups, hospital acquisition of physician groups, and the creation of clinically-integrated ACO-type arrangements. This session describes when such initiatives raise antitrust issues, and offers practical advice on how to proactively address them.
Learn the lessons from the recent FTC v. St. Luke's litigation in Nampa, Idaho
Acquisition vs integration – identify which path raises more serious antitrust issues
Learn the priority areas for the antitrust enforcers
Learn the practical steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of an antitrust investigation or challenge