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A southwestern Idaho hospital turf war is escalating, with medical groups suing a rival in federal court to block its latest expansion plan, the AP reports. Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center is the main plaintiff behind an antitrust lawsuit filed today that's meant to halt Boise-based St. Luke's Health System from buying physician-owned Saltzer Medical Group, which has many of its offices in Nampa. “St. Luke's will gain a near monopoly share in the Nampa, Idaho market for adult primary care physician services market,” Saint Alphonsus lawyers wrote in their 42-page complaint asking a judge to halt St. Luke's purchase; click below for a full report from AP reporter John Miller.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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