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FTC Says It Is Cracking Down On Anti-Competitive Hospital Behavior

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / January 16, 2020 at 5:56 PM
The Federal Trade Commission is moving forward on its efforts to crack down on anti-competitive behavior by hospitals and hospital systems, according to FTC Commissioner Christine Wilson, as called for by some Democrats. Wilson, speaking at a Council for Affordable Health Coverage event on Thursday (Jan. 16), said “the commission’s health care enforcement efforts have saved consumers literally billions of dollars.” Her comments are in line with those by FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, who early last year called for...


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