U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill acknowledged that the combination in 2012 of St. Luke’s Health System and the Saltzer Medical Group — the largest independent physician group in the state — was primarily intended to improve care for patients. But, he said, “there are other ways to achieve the same effect that do not run afoul of the antitrust laws.”
U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill acknowledged that the combination in 2012 of St. Luke’s Health System and the Saltzer Medical Group — the largest independent physician group in the state — was primarily intended to improve care for patients. But, he said, “there are other ways to achieve the same effect that do not run afoul of the antitrust laws.” doswald@idahostatesman.com
U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill acknowledged that the combination in 2012 of St. Luke’s Health System and the Saltzer Medical Group — the largest independent physician group in the state — was primarily intended to improve care for patients. But, he said, “there are other ways to achieve the same effect that do not run afoul of the antitrust laws.” doswald@idahostatesman.com

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January 25, 2014 12:00 AM

Judge: St. Luke's broke law when it bought Nampa's Saltzer Medical Group

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