7th Circ. To Review Medicare Contract Antitrust Spat

Law360, New York (November 12, 2009, 6:15 PM EST) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit will hear oral arguments Friday on whether a district court applied an incorrect standard of law and decided contested issues of fact against Omnicare Inc. in its suit alleging two health care companies violated antitrust law in Medicare contract negotiations.

A hearing on the parties’ briefs is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Friday.

Omnicare filed antitrust allegations against health care provider UnitedHealth Group Inc. in 2006, accusing the company of depriving the plaintiff of potential revenues by...
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