St. Luke’s-Saltzer: Where Does the Ninth Circuit Opinion Leave Quality-Enhancing Provider Integration in Allegedly Concentrated Markets?

St. Luke’s-Saltzer: Where Does the Ninth Circuit Opinion Leave Quality-Enhancing Provider Integration in Allegedly Concentrated Markets?

Monica Noether
Health Care

This article discusses the Appeals Court Panel’s decision to uphold the District Court’s ruling that the St. Luke’s-Saltzer acquisition was anticompetitive. The article focuses on the Panel’s views on efficiencies and also comments on its discussion of the implications for ancillary services. 

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