Judge rejects Anthem antitrust metric for buyer power

Pallavi Guniganti

21 December 2016

The judge who will decide whether to enjoin the Anthem/Cigna merger has said the Department of Justice will not need to show that the combined health insurance company would cut provider reimbursements below marginal costs, nor that the amount of healthcare provided will fall, in order to prove a monopsony claim.

Judge rejects Anthem antitrust metric for buyer power

Judge Amy Berman Jackson