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FTC gives green light to two healthcare deals
Modern Healthcare

The Federal Trade Commission has cleared two healthcare-related deals from antitrust scrutiny, according to an FTC announcement (PDF). The FTC granted early termination of its review of the acquisition of National Surgical Care by AmSurg Corp., Nashville, for $173.5 million. Dallas-based National Surgical owns 18 ambulatory surgery centers and had revenue of $124.5 million and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization of $21.5 million in 2010, according to AmSurg.