Medical practitioners: advice on competition law
- Competition and Markets Authority
- Part of:
- Competition law compliance: guidance for businesses, Competition Act 98 and cartels guidance, and Competition law
- First published:
- 3 December 2015
Advice for medical practitioners in private practice on how competition law applies to their work.
PDF, 125KB, 1 page
This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
Medical practitioners who work in private practice must make sure that they don’t break competition law. Certain agreements between practitioners to agree fee rates or share sensitive information can result in higher healthcare costs, which can have a harmful impact on patients.
These short summaries explain how competition law applies to medical practitioners in private practice and how certain ways of working together in groups can risk breaking the law.
Published: 3 December 2015