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Department of Justice, Atrium Health settle civil suit over alleged anti-competitive steering restrictions

The Department of Justice announced a settlement with Atrium Health, formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System, that prohibits Atrium from using “anticompetitive steering restrictions” in contracts between commercial health insurers and its providers in the Charlotte, North Carolina metropolitan area. The settlement, revealed Thursday, also bans Atrium from seeking contract terms or acting in such… Read More »

NHS waste firm to sue health trusts over terminated contracts

The firm at the centre of the NHS clinical waste scandal has announced it is suing 17 health trusts in Yorkshire which terminated its contracts. North Lanarkshire-based Healthcare Environmental Services (HES) is seeking “upwards of £15m” in damages. The company was stripped of the contracts after reports that tonnes of clinical waste piled up at… Read More »