Antitrust Considerations


Antitrust laws regulate the activity of business to promote fair competition. These laws prohibit competitors from banding together to set fees — which is known as price fixing. Psychologists in independent practice are competitors, which means that they cannot engage in certain activities, such as jointly negotiating rates with insurance companies. This section provides some resources about the application of antitrust laws to reimbursement rates.

Date created: November 2018