7th Circ. Won't Rehear Hospital's $300M Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (July 13, 2017, 2:05 PM EDT) -- A panel of Seventh Circuit judges has refused to rethink its June ruling not to revive an Illinois-based hospital's $300 million antitrust suit against competitor Saint Francis Medical Center.

Tuesday's decision lets stand a June 9 ruling that there is nothing anti-competitive about Saint Francis negotiating insurance contracts that carve its competitors out of provider networks.

The underlying $300 million suit, filed in Illinois federal court in February 2013, alleged that Saint Francis held onto its substantial market power in a tricounty area by forcing commercial...
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