Antitrust counseling and litigation, including clinical integration

Our attorneys are experienced in health care antitrust law and represent a number of health care professionals and organizations in matters before federal and state enforcement authorities like the DOJ, FTC and state attorneys general, and by private litigants. We have represented hospital clients in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures among competing hospitals, joint operating agreements and medical staff credentialing matters. We also have represented physicians and physician organizations in mergers and acquisitions, antitrust compliance and risk assessment. We have substantial experience with provider network contracting on behalf of PHOs and IPAs, including clinical integration programs. We have successfully counseled and defended physicians and physician organizations against alleged anticompetitive conduct including price fixing, group boycott and other cartel activities.