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Professor Muris Comments on FTC Success in Undoing Previously Approved Hospital Merger

Professor Timothy Muris, former FTC Chairman, commented on the FTC's recent success in challenging and overturning a previously approved merger of two Illinois hospitals, saying, "Although attacking consummated mergers should not be the norm, given the status of the hospital industry and the clear evidence of anti-competitive price increases, I thought the challenge was necessary."

FTC orders hospital group to unwind mergers; The Deal, L.L.C.; October 24, 2005. By Cecile Kohrs Lindell.