Merger of cardiac surgeon practices, transaction permitted with condidtions
In the Matter of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, No. 95-3591A (Mass. Super. Ct. Suffok Cty. June 22, 1995)
State settled (through Assurance of Discontinuance) charges that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts solicited or agreed to solicit a boycott of Hillcrest Hospital in Pittsfield, Massachusetts while Blue Cross was in contract negotiations with another Pittsfield hospital.