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Antitrust Law Application In Rural Areas- Hospital Mergers

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

By John Fisher, JD, CHC, CCEP

Antitrust Law Small Towns

Antitrust In Rural Areas

I just posted a blog article over at the Health Law Blog.  The blog article covers antitrust legal issues in rural healthcare settings.  One might tend to believe that the rather obscure area of antitrust law would have little application in small town America.  After all, most of the legal expertise on the antitrust is located in big cities (Ruder Ware being a major exception).

We are dealing with these antitrust issues on a more frequent basis as clinical integration resumes as a method of addressing health care reform.  These issues can be even more critical in rural areas where there might be only a handful of providers and limited competition.

Read more here: Health Law Blog