January 10, 2014 / Media Mention

Levine quoted in Modern Healthcare article about greater regulation of for-profit hospital acquisitions

Jay Levine, a partner in Porter Wright's Litigation Department located in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, was quoted in Modern Healthcare's recent article, "Conditions on Prime deal signal growing state regulation of for-profit acquisitions," published at ModernHealthcare.com Jan. 4, 2014.

From Modern Healthcare, Beth Kutscher reporting:
"While state and federal regulators have been active in reviewing hospital mergers, state attorneys general are more likely to impose behavioral or conduct remedies on a deal, while the Federal Trade Commission prefers structural remedies, such as divesting overlapping assets, said Jay Levine, a Washington-based antitrust attorney at law firm Porter Wright. 'I suspect that this has been going on for a while, but I assume it will become ever more common.'"

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