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Feds still looking at insurers’ ‘most-favored’ contracts
Modern Healthcare

The U.S. Justice Department has closed its antitrust case against Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, but the government is expected to remain active in examining how insurers use controversial “most-favored-nation” pricing contracts in other states.

The department opened investigations into preferred-pricing contracts by other Blues plans in several other states about the same time that it filed its antitrust lawsuit against the Michigan Blues plan.