After the Deal, is it Still Business as Usual?

According to Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, the healthcare sector will “remain a top agency priority.” Thus, the FTC will undoubtedly continue to closely analyze combinations of providers in the industry. Extensive time, money and planning are often involved when developing and consummating transactions with competitors. Part 3 of this series, After the Deal, is it Still Business as Usual?, provides guidance on the importance of monitoring business practices of newly integrated entities and ensuring the development and adherence to a strong antitrust compliance program to minimize the risk of antitrust investigations and lawsuits.