The US DoJ targets so-called “most favored nation” - MFN - agreements in the health care industry (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan - BCBSM)

U.S. Dep’t of Justice Targets MFN Agreements* The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking to curb the use of so-called “most favored nation” (MFN) agreements — a common business practice that the DOJ believes can sometimes result in anticompetitive effects when entered into by a dominant firm. In October of last year, the DOJ commenced an action against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), a health insurance company, for entering into a series of MFN agreements with hospitals. The DOJ alleges that the MFN agreements had the effect of limiting

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  • Gibson Dunn (New York)

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Eric Stock, The US DoJ targets so-called “most favored nation” - MFN - agreements in the health care industry (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan - BCBSM), 18 October 2010, e-Competitions October 2010, Art. N° 35057

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