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Appeals court blocks Albany hospital merger

July 7, 2011 --

A federal appeals court has granted a Federal Trade Commission request to temporarily halt the sale of an Albany hospital. In April, the FTC alleged that Phoebe Putney Health System’s purchase of Palmyra Medical Center would raise health care costs and that the deal had been structured to avoid anti-trust scrutiny.

June 28

June 28, 2011 --

Judge tosses FTC complaint against Phoebe Putney Hospital merger

April 24

April 24, 2011 --

FTC seeks to block Albany hospital merger Lobbyists spent close to $1M during 2011 legislative session King & Spalding gags employees over Defense of Marriage Act

March 18

March 18, 2011 --

Commissioners question DeKalb top cop’s days out of office FTC upholds subpoenas filed against Albany hospital merger House passes bill allowing landfills to accept yard waste