Health-care mergers—already under scrutiny from regulators and House lawmakers—are about to get some additional attention from the Senate.
The Senate Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel plans to hold a hearing on vertical health-care mergers in June, a spokesman for Chairman Mike Lee (R-Utah) told Bloomberg Law May 13. Vertical mergers involve companies in different parts of the same industry.
The hearing comes less than a year after the Justice Department approved two mega-mergers in the industry,
The three largest pharmacy benefit managers—CVS Caremark,...