ALJ Orders FTC To Provide Testimony On Data Security Standards

In its ongoing battle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), LabMD won  an important victory on May 1, when the ALJ for the case ordered the FTC to provide deposition testimony regarding the data security standards, if any, that have been published by the FTC or Bureau of Consumer Protection (BCP) and will be relied upon by the FTC to demonstrate LabMD’s data security practices were not reasonable and appropriate. This information could prove helpful for other health care providers… Read More >

FTC Announces Public Workshop to Examine Health Care Competition

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced that it will hold a two-day public workshop on March 20 – 21, 2014 to examine emerging trends that may affect competition in the health care industry.  The Federal Register notice indicates that the workshop will focus on: current developments related to professional regulations, innovations in health care delivery, advancements in health care technology, measuring and assessing health care quality, and price transparency for health care services.  The FTC has asked for public comments… Read More >