State of Ohio filed suit to preclude the merger of Marion General Hospital and MedCenter Hospital. Concern centered on competition in the market for outpatient services. Case settled. Defendants were: prohibited from discriminating against physicians who invest in a competing outpatient facility; required to provide ?market basket? price and volume information for outpatient services upon request by the State for 7 years; required to lease, not purchase, the assets of the merging companies for use in the new entity for a period of 8 years; required to provide the Attorney General with physician services concentration information for a period of 7 years.