ND Med Merger Fight Dropped After 8th Circ. Ruling

Law360 (July 9, 2019, 8:41 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday dropped its case challenging Sanford Health’s planned purchase of Mid Dakota Clinic PC after the companies decided to abandon the move last week.

In a statement Tuesday, FTC Chairman Joseph Simons said the physicians’ groups compete vigorously against each other in a region of North Dakota and that a tie-up would have handed the combined company up to 85% of the market for certain services.

“Now that the acquisition is abandoned, consumers in the Bismarck-Mandan region of North Dakota will continue to benefit from competition between Sanford Health and Mid Dakota Clinic in these vital physician...

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