Sutter Health Hit With Antitrust Suit Over Medical Plans

Law360, New York (September 20, 2012, 2:58 PM EDT) -- Sutter Health was hit with a putative antitrust class action in California federal court Monday, accusing the nonprofit health system of a conspiracy to maintain monopoly power for medical services in Northern California through unfair impositions on health plans and customers.

According to plaintiff Djeneba Sidibe, a Sutter customer, the Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter imposes tying and exclusive dealing arrangements on health plans, requiring them to use only Sutter providers or affiliated doctors’ groups for all medical and ancillary health care-related services, even when less expensive options...
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Case Information

Case Title

Sidibe v. Sutter Health

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit



Laurel Beeler

Date Filed

September 17, 2012


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