New DOJ Antitrust Chief Sets Sights On Health Care Mergers

Law360, Washington (May 3, 2012, 8:57 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice is increasingly worried about market concentration in the health care industry and is not afraid to go to court to challenge deals that threaten competition, newly installed antitrust chief Joseph Wayland said Thursday.

The Antitrust Division has no plans to let up on its scrutiny of health insurers and care providers, whether it's examining most-favored nation clauses, mergers or unilateral conduct, the acting assistant attorney general said in his first speech since taking over the role from Sharis A. Pozen at...
To view the full article, register now.