Mergers & Acquisitions

May 16, 2022
The AHA today urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a 9th Circuit decision that impliedly stripped federal district courts of jurisdiction over constitutional challenges to the Federal Trade Commission’s structure, procedures and existence.
Apr 20, 2022
According to the report, only 4.6% of hospitals were sold over the period.
Apr 14, 2022
AHA has urged the agencies to update their merger guidelines.
Apr 5, 2022
UnitedHealth Group’s Optum is making another significant push into care delivery after its recent $5.4 billion merger agreement with home care company LHC Group. The question now is: What’s next for Optum?
Mar 30, 2022
As the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice contemplate changes to their guidelines for horizontal and vertical mergers, AHA today urged the agencies to update the guidelines to properly recognize the benefits that mergers can provide to some hospitals and health systems and their…
Mar 30, 2022
As the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice contemplate changes to their guidelines for horizontal and vertical mergers, AHA today urged the agencies to update the guidelines to properly recognize the benefits that hospital mergers produce.
Feb 24, 2022
The Justice Department joined Minnesota and New York in filing a federal lawsuit to stop UnitedHealth Group from acquiring Change Healthcare, alleging the proposed $13 billion transaction would harm competition in commercial health insurance markets and in the market for a vital technology used to…
Feb 24, 2022
The American Hospital Association commends the Department of Justice for its efforts to protect patients and providers, including hospitals and health systems, from United HealthGroup’s (UHG) attempt to acquire Change Healthcare.
Jan 18, 2022
The Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department’s Antitrust Division will accept comments through March 21 on how to modernize enforcement of the antitrust laws regarding mergers.