WEBCAST: Antitrust Concerns in Health Care
Date/Time Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:00 PM GMT/UTC
Duration 60 Minutes
Handout Materials
Presentation Slides
Brooks Bio
Dryden Bio

Presented by ACC's Health Law Committee and Sponsored by Foley & Lardner LLP

This program will focus on three points of intersection between health care and antitrust law that will be closely watched in 2013: health care merger enforcement, most favored nation clauses in health care contracting, and patent litigation in the pharma sector.  The program will give participants context to understand current issues and intelligence about what to watch for as the year unfolds.
Topic 1: Health Care Merger Enforcement

  • Hospital merger enforcement roundup for 2012 and trends to look for in 2013
  • Enforcement activity in other sectors, including mergers among payors, physicians  
 Topic 2: Most Favored Nation Clauses in Health Care: Enforcement and Litigation
  • Understanding the debate re pro- and anticompetitive effects of MFNs
  • Overview of current issues of MFNs in health care
 Topic 3:  IP and Antitrust in the Pharmaceutical Sector: Enforcement and Litigation
  • Overview of Hatch Waxman Act, patent enforcement, and antitrust
  • Background on pending U.S. Supreme Court matter
  • Other legislative, regulatory, and advocacy efforts

Binem Dizenhuz, Managing Senior Associate General Counsel, WellPoint, Inc.
H. Holden Brooks, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner LLP
Ben Dryden, Associate, Foley & Lardner LLP


H. Holden Brooks, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner LLP


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