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Ryan Danks Steven Kramer Seth Grossman Rebecca Perlmutter U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division 1401 H Street, N.W., Suite 4000 Washington, D.C. 20530 (202) 307-0001 Attorneys for the United States

Terry Goddard, Attorney General Nancy Bonnell, Unit Chief, ID #016382 7 Consumer Protection and Advocacy Section Department of Law Building, Room #259 8 1275 West Washington Street Phoenix, AZ 85007-2997 9 (602) 542-7728 Attorneys for the State of Arizona
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Andrew S. Gordon, ID #03660 Coppersmith Gordon Schermer & Brockelman PLC 2800 North Central Avenue, Suite 1000 12 Phoenix, AZ 85004 (602) 381-5460 13 Facsimile: (602) 224-6020 Attorney for Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association and 14 AzHHA Service Corporation
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF ARIZONA United States of America and the State of Arizona, Plaintiffs, v. Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association and AzHHA Service Corporation, Defendants. CASE NO. CV07-1030-PHX STIPULATION

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STIPULATION It is stipulated by and between the undersigned parties, by their respective attorneys, that: 1. The Court has jurisdiction over the subject matter of this action and over the

parties, and venue of this action is proper in the District of Arizona 2. The parties stipulate that a proposed Final Judgment in the form attached as Exhibit

A may be entered by the Court, upon the motion of any party or upon the Court's own motion, at any time after compliance with the requirements of the Antitrust Procedures and Penalties Act, 15 U.S.C. § 16, and without further notice to any party or other proceedings, provided that the United States has not withdrawn its consent, which it may do at any time before the entry of the proposed Final Judgment by serving notice thereof on Defendants and by filing that notice with the Court. 3. If the United States has withdrawn its consent or the proposed Final Judgment is

not entered pursuant to this Stipulation, the time has expired for all appeals of any Court ruling declining entry of the proposed Final Judgment, and the Court has not otherwise ordered continued compliance with the terms and provisions of the proposed Final Judgment, then the parties are released from all further obligations under this Stipulation, and the making of this Stipulation shall be without prejudice to any party in this or any other proceeding.

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CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on May 22, 2007, I electronically transmitted the attached document to the Clerk’s Office using the CM/ECF System for filing and transmittal of a Notice of Electronic Filing to the following CM/ECF registrants:

Nancy Bonnell, Antitrust Unit Chief, ID #016382 Consumer Protection and Advocacy Section Department of Law Building, Room #259 1275 West Washington Street Phoenix, AZ 85007-2997 (602) 542-7728 Attorney for the State of Arizona Andrew S. Gordon Coppersmith Gordon Schermer & Brockelman PLC 2800 North Central Avenue, Suite 1000 Phoenix, AZ 85004 (602) 381-5460 Facsimile: (602) 224-6020 Attorney for the Defendants

/s/ Ryan Danks United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division

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