FTC To Challenge Ga. Hospital Merger In High Court

Law360, New York (February 27, 2012, 6:59 PM EST) -- The Federal Trade Commission has plans to take its bid to block Phoebe Putney Health System Inc.'s $195 million acquisition of Palmyra Park Hospital Inc. to the U.S. Supreme Court, the hospital group said Sunday.

In December, the Eleventh Circuit dissolved an injunction keeping Phoebe Putney from going through with the deal, and the hospital system and the Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County said Sunday that they will continue to plan the transition process for Palmyra, now known as Phoebe North.

Though the panel reviewing the...
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