NY Clinic Hits Hospital, Insurer With Collusion Suit

Law360, New York (June 26, 2013, 6:55 PM EDT) -- A company opening an urgent care center in western New York accused the region's dominant insurer Tuesday of conspiring with the local hospital to force it out of the market in order to keep rates high.

Insource Development Services of Batavia LLC accused the hospital, United Memorial Medical Center, and the insurer, HealthNow New York Inc., of violating the Sherman Act by working together to funnel patients in the Genesee County area, located between Buffalo and Rochester, to the hospital's costly emergency room.

Insource claims its...
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