Sixth Circuit Reinstates Antitrust Challenge to Hospital Joint Operating Agreement

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Jeffrey Brennan wrote this bylined article on The Medical Center at Elizabeth Place v. Atrium Heath System, in which the Sixth Circuit held that a Sherman Act antitrust case against a hospital joint operating agreement (JOA) could proceed. “The ruling is important for its analytical approach and interpretations of facts going to the central issue on appeal: whether the hospital parties to the JOA are subject to conspiracy allegations for actions taken through the joint venture, or instead are a single entity beyond the reach of [the Act],” Mr. Brennan wrote.

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