St. Luke's Tries To Halt Saltzer Divestiture Amid Appeal

Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 1:58 PM EST) -- St. Luke's Health System Ltd. on Tuesday moved to stay an order requiring the Idaho hospital to divest a recently acquired physician group while it appeals the Federal Trade Commission's victory to the Ninth Circuit.

The hospital filed a notice of appeal challenging a district court's conclusion that St. Luke's acquisition of Saltzer Medical Group PA, the largest independent physician practice group in the area, violated federal and Idaho antitrust law. St. Luke's argues it shouldn't have to sell off Saltzer in the meantime because it...
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