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November 29, 2022    

District Court Rejects Antitrust Enforcers’ Bid to Block UnitedHealth/Change Healthcare Transaction

This Bulletin is brought to you by AHLA’s Antitrust and Business Law and Governance Practice Groups.
  • November 29, 2022
  • Alexis Gilman , Crowell & Moring LLP
  • Angel Prado , Crowell & Moring LLP

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an opinion on September 19, 2022, declining to enjoin UnitedHealth Group’s acquisition of Change Healthcare. The case raised important issues regarding merging parties “litigating the fix” over antitrust agency opposition, as well as vertical issues focused on access to rivals’ competitively sensitive information. The case is now on appeal.

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