State alleged that neurosurgeon solicited another neurosurgeon to refuse to deal with managed care plans
State entered into settlement to resolve concerns about hospital acquiring physician practice groups.
Five ob-gyns allocated operating room time at local hospital.
State sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that Defendant, Grays Harbor Medical Bureau conspired with other health care providers to agree upon fees for reimbursement for services to be offered or provided to Defendant?s subscribers, or the territory or area within which Defendant offers its services.
Virginia sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that Defendants conspired with other physicians to determine terms, conditions or requirements upon which any physicians will or will not deal with any third-party payor, or to discuss or collectively determine the fees which any physicians will charge to any third-party payor.
State sought permanent injunctive relief, alleging that Defendant, Mahoning County Medical Society entered into agreements among physicians to suppress HMOs by refusing to grant them discounts or other terms of assistance to a prepaid plan.
State sought damages and injunctive relief, alleging that Defendants, Poplar Bluff Physicians Group, Inc., along with several individual physicians, conspired to steer prescription drug and other ancillary medical goods and services business to themselves in order to monopolize the business.
State petitioned for Summary Judgment, alleging that Defendant members of the Maricopa County Medical Society (Maricopa) made agreements with competing member physicians to set maximum fees that member physicians could claim in full payment of health services provided to policyholders.
Defendants allegedly formed Sugical Specialists of Yakima as a vehicle primarily for jointly negotiating fees for most of the general surgery services in Yakima, WA. They refused to negotiate individually. The physicians did not use SSY to otherwise integrate their offices or operations. Prices for surgical services increased as planned.