Highmark Should Give UPMC $5M Antitrust Deal Docs: Report

Law360, New York (April 10, 2013, 7:44 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal court-appointed special master said Monday that Highmark Inc. should hand over documents to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center related to Highmark’s proposed $5 million settlement with a group of health insurance buyers in a putative antitrust class action over inflated rates.

Retired Judge Richard A. Levie said UPMC sufficiently justified its need for studies, expert reports, communication and negotiation documents related to the proposed settlement which UPMC claims Highmark, its co-defendant in this particular suit, engineered with the plaintiffs in the putative...
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