Pa. Health Systems Settle AG's Antitrust Suit Over Merger

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 10:46 PM EDT) -- Geisinger Health System Foundation on Monday settled an antitrust lawsuit brought by Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane alleging the nonprofit health care provider’s acquisition of Lewiston Health Care Foundation would eliminate competition for health care services in central Pennsylvania.

The agreement puts to rest a lawsuit the attorney general's office filed Friday against the two nonprofit health care providers in Pennsylvania federal court, claiming the merger was likely to eliminate or substantially lessen competition for primary care and hospital services in the two Pennsylvania counties of...
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