American Radiology Board Accused Of Curbing Competition
Law360 (February 27, 2019, 5:02 PM EST) -- A radiologist accused the American Board of Radiology of anti-competitive conduct by tying its initial board certification for radiology physicians to paying for continuing radiologist certification, according to a proposed class action filed in Illinois federal court Tuesday.
Sadhish K. Siva said that the ABR allegedly used its dominant position in the radiologist board certification market to create a monopoly for its maintenance of radiologist certifications, which radiologists are required to obtain to continue to be certified by the ABR. As a result of that monopoly, it limited competition from new providers for certification maintenance.
The ABR also forced many radiologists...
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