The US DoJ settles a lawsuit regarding a hospital system anti-steering provisions againts health plans (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority)

U.S. Department of Justice Settles Anti-Steering Suit Against Hospital System; First Such Settlement After Amex SCOTUS Decision* On November 15, 2018, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice settled a two-and-a-half year long lawsuit against Atrium Health, a North Carolina hospital system formerly known as the Carolinas HealthCare System, enjoining Atrium’s anti-steering provisions against health plans. This article discusses the DOJ/Atrium settlement in light of the recent Ohio v. American Express Supreme Court decision, which concerned anti-steering provisions in the two-sided credit card network services market. We previously reported on the DOJ’s

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  • Sheppard Mullin (Century City)
  • Sheppard Mullin (San Francisco)

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David R. Garcia, Nadezhda Nikonova, The US DoJ settles a lawsuit regarding a hospital system anti-steering provisions againts health plans (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority), 15 November 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin November 2018, Art. N° 88763

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