Allergists Accused Of Shutting Out Competition

Law360, Los Angeles (January 14, 2014, 5:07 PM EST) -- The Academy of Allergy & Asthma in Primary Care and the United Allergy Services hit several coalitions of board-certified allergists, including the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, with a lawsuit in Texas federal court Monday, alleging anti-competitive practices.

The AAAPC and UAS allege that AAAAI, the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and specific board members and officers within each organization encouraged insurers and managed care organizations to deny or limit reimbursement to physicians who...
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