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Is the Affordable Care Act the Catalyst to Merger Efficiency Reform?

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Andrew Mann, George Paul, Sep 30, 2014 Recently, the Obama Administration has reshaped the...

The Changing Health Care Sector: Tough New Challenges for Antitrust Enforcers

Robert Leibenluft, Jul 17, 2012 The past few years have been marked by increased consolidation among health care providers. Hospitals are merging with each other,...

The Changing Health Care Sector: Tough New Challenges for Antitrust Enforcers

Robert Leibenluft, Jul 16, 2012 The past few years have been marked by increased consolidation among health care providers. Hospitals are merging with each other,...

Health Care Reform, Provider Affiliations, and Antitrust Risks

Lona Fowdur, John Gale, Jul 17, 2012 The Accountable Care Act ("ACA") has brought to the fore the concept of Accountable Care Organizations ("ACOs"). These organizations...

When the Antitrust Laws May Not Allow Healthcare Providers to Pursue...

Jeffrey Brennan, Ashley Fischer, David Marx, Jul 17, 2012 As hospitals and health systems continue to prepare for value-based reimbursement and other reforms of the...

Antitrust Markets and ACOs

David Argue, John Gale, May 12, 2011 The Affordable Care Act signed into law in March 2010 has promised that the concept of accountable care...

A Not So Modest Proposal? The FTC/DOJ Proposed Statement of Antitrust...

David Pearl, Toby Singer, May 12, 2011 On March 31, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (the...

In Search of Antitrust Guidance and Safe Harbors for Accountable Care...

Gregory Pelnar, Mar 30, 2011 An Accountable Care Organization ("ACO") is "an organization of health care providers that agrees to be accountable for the quality,...

U.S. Antitrust 2025: How Have We Handled The Bulletproof Cartels?

Kent Bernard, Dec 16, 2010 There is a tendency, especially among those of us who count ourselves as antitrust lawyers or economists, to think that...

Antitrust Implications of Clinically-Integrated Managed Care Contracting Networks and Accountable Care...

Ashley Fischer, David Marx, Oct 11, 2010 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA") established various mechanisms to make healthcare providers more accountable for...

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