A Shot In The Arm For Section 2 Enforcement

Law360, New York (March 11, 2011, 2:22 PM EST) -- On Feb. 25, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it reached a settlement with United Regional Health Care System to resolve allegations that United Regional unlawfully maintained a monopoly in violation of Section 2 of the Sherman Act.[1] At issue in the case is the exclusionary nature and competitive effects of pricing discounts offered by United Regional to commercial health insurers in the Wichita Falls, Texas, area.

According to the DOJ, United Regional offered price discounts to commercial insurers in exchange for being their...
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