Highmark Flouting Settlement In Antitrust Row, UPMC Says

Law360, New York (June 27, 2013, 6:38 PM EDT) -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center pushed a Pennsylvania federal court Thursday to enforce Highmark Inc.'s agreement to dismiss — following the close of an affiliation deal with West Penn Allegheny Health System Inc. — antitrust claims lodged by West Penn against UPMC.

UPMC told the court that — under a settlement brokered in May 2012 by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett — Highmark had agreed to dismiss certain antitrust claims against UPMC once Highmark and West Penn closed an affiliation deal. But, despite the closing of...
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