Blue Cross Mich. Can't Score DOJ Interviews In Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (May 30, 2012, 7:31 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Wednesday said Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan can’t see information the government collected in interviews with competitors and customers before it filed an antitrust suit over most-favored-nation clauses in the health insurance company's contracts with hospitals.

Blue Cross did not meet its burden to show that it has a substantial need and the inability to otherwise obtain the information, U.S. District Judge Mona K. Majzoub said in an order denying the health care giant’s motion to compel.

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