Klobuchar Asks FTC to Probe Amazon's Acquisition of One Medical

Posted on AllSides July 22nd, 2022
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., this week sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission calling for a probe into Amazon's attempt to purchase the primary healthcare company One Medical, The Hillreports.

Amazon announced on Thursday that it will acquire One Medical, which provides online health services as well as in-person treatment, in a deal worth about $3.9 billion.

"This proposed transaction raises questions about potential anticompetitive effects related to the pharmacy services business Amazon already owns and about preferencing vendors who offer other services through Amazon," wrote Klobuchar, who chairs the...

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