Wash. Health Care Price-Fix Suit Survives Dismissal Bid

Law360 (March 13, 2018, 4:43 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Monday refused to kill a suit accusing a pair of health care providers of engaging in anti-competitive deals, saying the state has plausibly alleged services agreements between them amount to a horizontal price-fixing agreement.

CHI Franciscan Health and The Doctors Clinic had asked the court to dismiss the case, arguing that the Washington state attorney general’s office had failed to adequately allege their 2016 agreements to share ancillary services amounted to an arrangement that “facially appears to be one that would always or almost always tend to restrict competition and decrease output.”

But U.S. District Judge...

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