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FTC Uses Creative Remedy to Halt Cardiology Practice Merger

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is leaving no stone unturned in its scrutiny of physician acquisitions, as indicated by its recent enforcement action related to the acquisition of a small cardiology group in Reno, Nevada. The FTC's order in that case required suspension of employed physicians' non-compete contracts.

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Karen S. Lovitch

Chair, Health Law and Health Care Enforcement Defense Practices

Karen advises industry clients on regulatory, transactional, operational, and enforcement matters. She has deep experience handling FCA investigations and qui tam litigation for laboratories and diagnostics companies.