FTC Reaches Merger Settlement With Phoebe Putney Health Systems
The Federal Trade Commission reached an agreement with the south Georgia health system in this four-year hospital antitrust case that has been a subject of national attention and a Supreme Court ruling.
FTC Abandons Effort To Undo Georgia Hospital Merger
The U.S. government has reached a settlement with Phoebe Putney Health Systems, dropping an objection to its merger with Palmyra Park Hospital that was initially issued four years ago. The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday that Phoebe Putney had agreed to a consent decree that did not require any asset sales, but would require the hospital company to notify the agency before making other healthcare acquisitions in the region. (Bartz, 4/2)
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Settlement Ends Long Fight Over Phoebe Merger
The Federal Trade Commission and a South Georgia health system have reached a settlement in a four-year hospital antitrust case that drew national attention and was the subject of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. (Miller, 4/1)