HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION HOMEWORK

SLP 3

ASSIGNMENT:

In the Matter of South Georgia Health Partners, et al., FTC Docket No. C-4100 (2003)
Complaint: https://www.ftc.gov/sites/default/files/documents/cases/2003/11/sgeorgiacomp.pdf

Decision and order: https://www.ftc.gov/sites/default/files/documents/cases/2003/11/sgeorgiado.pdf

After reviewing the complaint and decision and order for In the Matter of South Georgia Health Partners in the background materials, address the following:

1.  Explain the arrangement in this case.

2.  Explain the decision of the FTC.

3.  What kind of actions could be taken to restructure this arrangement to avoid a determination that it is per se illegal?

4.  Discuss the alternate FTC analysis that is applied to such cases if they are suspect but not found to be per se illegal.

2 PAGES REQUIRED/ 3 PEER-REVIEWED REFERENCES REQUIRED/ APA FORMAT

READINGS: Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission. (1996). Statements of antitrust enforcement policy in health care. Retrieved from https://www.justice.gov/atr/statements-antitrust-enforcement-policy-health-care#CONTNUM_106

In the Matter of South Georgia Health Partners, et al., FTC Docket No. C-4100 (2003)
Complaint: https://www.ftc.gov/sites/default/files/documents/cases/2003/11/sgeorgiacomp.pdf
Decision and order: https://www.ftc.gov/sites/default/files/documents/cases/2003/11/sgeorgiado.pdf

Office of Inspector General, Health and Human Services. (2012, January 11). Compliance program basics [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFT2KDTEjAk

Office of Inspector General, Health and Human Services. (2012, January 18). Tips for implementing an effective compliance program [Video file]. Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_g1bVT12Yg

Showalter, J. S. (2017). Competition and antitrust. In The Law of Healthcare Administration (pp. 469-496). Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press. Retrieved from the Trident Online Library.

Showalter, J. S. (2017). Fraud laws and corporate compliance. In The Law of Healthcare Administration (pp. 547-572). Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press. Retrieved from Trident Online Library.