SPECIAL FOCUS ON ANTITRUST

Addressing Anti-Competitive Terms in Payor-Provider Contracts

June 10, 2021 11:30am

Abigail Wood
Deputy Attorney General, Antitrust Section
Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office

Karl Knutsen
Attorney, Antitrust Division
U.S. Department of Justice

Moderator:

Mike Cowie
Partner
Dechert LLP

This panel will discuss ongoing developments in antitrust affecting the managed care arena with an aim to spotting and avoiding problematic contract terms. The forum brings together enforcers at the U.S. Justice Department and the Pennsylvania State Attorney’s General Office to discuss topics, such as anti-steering clauses, all-or-nothing clauses, gag clauses and other clauses that may restrict competition.

  • Identifying anticompetitive terms in provider contracts
  • Overview of enforcement actions and private litigation
  • Views of government enforcers and company counsel