News bites: Bipartisan group of senators requests antitrust probe of surgeons

Senators of both parties are pressing for an investigation of physician-owned distributorships, reports The Wall Street Journal.

Energy and Commerce leaders of both parties request that the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention brief them on efforts to protect the U.S. food supply and track Europe's E. coli outbreak.

Other insurers aren't likely to imitate Blue Cross of California in capping profits, reports Kaiser Health News.

The largest health system in Oklahoma applauds Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) for raising concerns with Accountable Care Organizations.