States Strengthen Defense against Private Equity Healthcare Deals

States are targeting private equity-backed acquisitions amid the financial fallout from Steward Health Care and Prospect Medical Holdings, threatening to curb corporate investment in healthcare. Over the past two years, more than a dozen states have passed laws bolstering healthcare merger and acquisition notification and financial disclosure requirements, in some cases requiring clearance from state attorneys general when corporate investors are involved. New legislation is poised to further limit healthcare mergers and acquisitions, particularly smaller deals that fall outside of the Federal Trade Commission’s review process. The spate of new laws has spurred a debate over the potential pitfalls and merits of private equity, hedge funds and real estate investment trusts in healthcare.

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Source: https://www.modernhealthcare.com/mergers-acquisitions/steward-heath-private-equity-healthcare-deals

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