FTC closes 4-year-old investigation of Billings, Mont., PHO

Burda, David
October 1996
Modern Healthcare;10/28/96, Vol. 26 Issue 44, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a proposed consent agreement to settle antitrust charges against the Billings Physician Hospital Alliance. Details of the FTC investigation of the company; Comments from hospital officials; Information on the Billings case; Legislation pertaining to the case. INSET: The FTC probe into Montana alliance..


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