United Healthcare TRO Denied

A federal judge denied a request by United Healthcare for a temporary restraining order against HCA related to its access to its patients in HCA hospitals, and leverage from its mammography market share.  The primary agreement between the two companies terminated at the beginning of September of this year.Health One radiology services will cease to be available as in network services to United Healthcre insureds on November 9, 2006, barring any future agreement.  Previous Colorado Confidential coverage of the lawsuit can be found here.