Health Group Defends Egg Donor Price Rules In Antitrust Feud

Law360, New York (April 27, 2012, 3:27 PM EDT) -- The American Society for Reproductive Medicine and an affiliate on Thursday moved to toss a putative class action alleging they fixed prices for human egg donation by setting maximum compensation limits, arguing the rules are based on ethical guidelines that promote health and safety.

The proposed class claims the ASRM and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology kept the prices for donor services artificially low by setting a cap on how much member clinics could pay egg donors. The ASRM allegedly set guidelines that any donor...
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