A group of doctors agree to establish the maximum fee amounts they’ll charge for services provided to patients with certain health insurance policies. How likely is it that this situation is a violation of antitrust legislation?

 
 
 
 
 
 

That’s right. In the case Arizona v. Maricopa County Medical Society, courts found that by setting maximum fees, the medical society had engaged in price fixing, which is a per se violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act.