The US DoJ and the State of Michigan file a complaint against health insurance provider alleging that its most favored nation clauses violate section 1 of the Sherman Act (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan)

Health Insurer Sued over Most Favored Nation Clauses* It has been more than a decade since the U.S. Justice Department has brought an antitrust challenge to enjoin the use of “most favored nation” clauses in the health care industry. Many of the more recent, civil non-merger actions against industry participants have targeted alleged boycotts and fee-setting arrangements by providers. Today, the U.S. Justice Department and the Michigan Attorney General filed a civil action in the federal district court in Detroit against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the largest provider of commercial health insurance in Michigan, over its use of MFN clauses. The suit alleges that Blue Cross’s

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Jeffrey May, The US DoJ and the State of Michigan file a complaint against health insurance provider alleging that its most favored nation clauses violate section 1 of the Sherman Act (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan), 18 October 2010, e-Competitions Bulletin October 2010, Art. N° 36118

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