Healthcare DIVE March 22, 2023
Sydney Halleman

In a Monday filing with a federal appeals court, the DOJ-led group agreed to withdraw its suit against a ruling that had allowed the merger.

The U.S. Department of Justice and parties from New York and Minnesota have filed to drop an appeal to block UnitedHealth Group’s acquisition of Change Healthcare, after a September ruling in U.S. District Court allowed the $13 billion deal to go through.

In a Monday filing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, all parties agreed to voluntarily dismiss the case and assume any costs incurred by the appeal.

The DOJ waited over a month to file its November appeal after the deal between UnitedHealth and Change closed in October,...

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