Tracking Washington

March 2013
MondayMorning;3/18/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p1
The article discusses an antitrust complaint which was filed against the merger between healthcare company Saltzer Medical Group and organization Saint Luke's Health System by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and attorney general of Idaho. As per special counsel with the FTC Tom Greene, the merger will result in competitive juggernaut that can lead to increased prices for employers and consumers. Also mentioned is purchase of small pox vaccines by the U.S. government.


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