FTC ruling clears way for hospital mergers

Green, Jeffrey
May 1995
AHA News;5/8/95, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will give greater credence to enhanced efficiency resulting from hospital mergers. FTC's historical view of efficiency in merger probes; Replacement of the agency's linear method to hospital-merger antitrust enforcement; Customer benefit from mergers; Possible effects of the ruling on pending antitrust cases.


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