TITLE

FTC Calls Off Antitrust Probe of Illinois' Vista Health

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/7/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31920, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the United States Federal Trade Commission voted to formally end its probe into the merger of two hospital systems that created Waukegan, Illinois-based Vista Health in 2000. Launch of a probe into whether the merger violated federal antitrust laws by hurting competition and raising prices for consumers; Provena Health's decision to pull out of Vista over conflicts with the proposal to merger Victory Health Services and Saint Therese Medical Center.
ACCESSION #
13746175

 

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