The largest health care system in Northern California has agreed to pay $575 million to settle claims that it used its market power to artificially inflate health care prices in the Bay Area and the Sacramento Valley, Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday.

Sutter Health will make the payment to employers, unions and others covered under the class action and to attorneys working on the case. The Sacramento-based health care company will also limit what it charges for out-of-network services, increase price transparency and cooperate with a court-appointed monitor over the next decade, according to terms of the settlement filed in San Francisco Superior Court.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]