• 05.23.19

    Cochlear Implant Magazine Ad Gets NAD Attention

    A cochlear implant company has agreed to permanently modify its magazine advertising after the National Advertising Division (NAD) reviewed a problematic ad as part of its routine monitoring program.

  • 05.23.19

    North Dakota Jumps on Auto Renewal Law Bandwagon

    Joining the recent trend of jurisdictions stepping up oversight of automatic renewal laws, North Dakota has enacted a measure regulating auto renewal provisions in the state.

  • 05.22.19

    Supreme Court Considers, Rejects TCPA Cases

    In U.S. Supreme Court news, the justices heard oral argument in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case with broad implications and denied certiorari in an appeal of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) stance that the use of soundboard technology constitutes a robocall.

  • 05.22.19

    Question of ‘Sender’ One for the Jury

    A New York federal court has adopted the multifactor test favored by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Eleventh Circuits to determine whether a defendant is the “sender” of a fax for purposes of Telephone Consumer Protection Act liability.

  • 05.22.19

    Possibility of Vicarious Liability for Lenders in Ninth Circuit

    In another case involving agency liability, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that while the owner of a student debt is not per se liable for violations committed by a loan servicer it engages, it may be liable if an agency relationship exists based on traditional agency ...

  • 05.22.19

    Asserting a Valid Defense Does Not Deprive a Plaintiff of Standing

    Reversing dismissal of a purported class action under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that an affirmative defense alleged by the defendant must be heard on the merits and that the trial court had erred by ruling the defense deprived the ...

  • 05.22.19

    Healthcare Provider Transactions: Trends and Issues

    The quest for scale has been a drumbeat in the provider healthcare sector for the past three to five years.

  • 05.22.19

    Promoting Comprehensive Healthcare Delivery for Children

    InCK, a new federal initiative, encourages healthcare providers and Medicaid agencies to think beyond medical services, supporting team-based care with family representation and focusing on children’s social and emotional development.

  • 05.22.19

    Available Now—Drug Pricing Transparency Rule: What You Need to Know

    On May 8, the administration issued the much-anticipated final rule requiring drug manufacturers to disclose wholesale acquisition prices in their broadcast advertising.

  • 05.22.19

    Aligning Care Delivery to Emerging Payment Models

    Today, more than a third of U.S. healthcare payments are value based, up from 23% in 2015.