Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Dale Grimes and Lucas Smith discuss several examples of physician practice group mergers and acquisitions that have been the subject of enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the state attorneys general. With the cases highlighted in their article, Dale and Lucas warn that antitrust enforcers continue to focus on the healthcare sector, especially provider-side combinations. No matter how small the merger, the FTC and state AGs are committed to taking action against anti-competitive mergers. As shown by the cases they cite, antitrust review frequently occurs after the merger or acquisition has closed leading to some novel remedies other than forced divestiture. The article, titled "FTC Continues to Scrutinize Healthcare Mergers," appears on Inside Healthcare.