October 5, 2022

A number of information shops reported in current days that the Federal Commerce Fee will examine Amazon’s blockbuster acquisition of healthcare supplier One Medical.

The deal, introduced a month in the past, is price $3.9 billion. One Medical is a healthcare supplier with 200 areas, in keeping with transaction paperwork, and serves 767,000 sufferers yearly. The e-commerce big additionally introduced lately that it might shutter Amazon Care, its inner healthcare supplier that will compete with One Medical post-acquisition.

Fierce Healthcare reported that “Each firms have obtained a request from the FTC for ‘extra info and documentary supplies … in reference to the FTC’s evaluate of the Merger,’ in keeping with the SEC filings.”

“‘Each events anticipate to promptly reply to the Second Request and to proceed to work cooperatively with the FTC in its evaluate of the Merger,’ One Medical wrote within the SEC filings.”

That is the newest in a busy work for healthcare mergers on the federal authorities’s competitors regulation company. The FTC’s European counterpart introduced yesterday that it might block the reacquisition of GRAIL by Illumina, a transfer that comes days after the FTC’s try to dam the transaction was halted by an administrative regulation choose.

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