Sutter would pay $575 million, and would have to limit out-of-network costs and cease “all-or-nothing” contracting with health plans, according to the settlement.
Google announced it had closed its planned acquisition of Fitbit on Thursday, even thought the deal is still being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice.
A grand jury indicted Surgical Care Affiliates, a network of surgical centers and hospitals owned by UnitedHealthcare, for agreeing with competitors not to poach top-level talent.
After European regulators signed off on the deal, Australian regulators rejected a proposal by Google to assuage concerns about its proposed acquisition of Fitbit. They will continue their investigation of the merger through the end of March.