A Look at FTC Challenge of Chicago-Area Hospital Merger

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Ashley Fischer and David Marx Jr. wrote this bylined article about the FTC’s administrative complaint challenging the proposed combination of Advocate Health Care Network and NorthShore University Health System in the Chicago area. “The complaint against Advocate and NorthShore generally follows the FTC’s playbook from prior complaints, but the parties’ alleged combined market share and the post-merger market concentration are the lowest of the hospital merger challenges brought by the FTC in recent years,” the authors wrote. Read the full article (subscription required).