Highmark Says UPMC Can't Fight Sanctions In Antitrust Row

Law360, New York (May 21, 2013, 5:03 PM EDT) -- Highmark Inc. on Tuesday defended its bid for sanctions against The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in the contentious antitrust battle over Highmark’s acquisition of West Penn Allegheny Health System Inc., saying UPMC has created an “alternate universe” by staunchly opposing the sanctions.

Highmark, the largest health insurer in Pennsylvania, backed up its April 4 motion for Rule 11 sanctions, telling the federal court that UPMC has failed to present evidence supporting its claims that Highmark bullied UPMC into predatorily unfair contracts in 2002 that purportedly...
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