The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) updated the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting requirements and FAQs on June 11.
Lina Khan was sworn in as Chair of the Federal Trade Commission on June 15, 2021.
The medical director of Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical, Inc., agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that he took part in deceptively advertising a $23,000 treatment plan as a scientifically proven way to treat COVID-19.
A panel of the National Advertising Review Board has recommended that Colgate-Palmolive Company discontinue the claim that Colgate Optic White Renewal toothpaste “removes 10 years of yellow stains”.
In another decision involving teeth whitening claims, the National Advertising Division of BBB National Programs determined that The Procter & Gamble Company substantiated claims that its Crest Whitening Emulsions provides “better” or “100% whiter” results.
In Google LLC v. Oracle America Inc., the Supreme Court, in a 6–2 decision written by Justice Breyer, held that Google’s copying of Oracle’s Java application programming interface naming convention was a fair use as a matter of law.
The financial strain of COVID-19 raised significant uncertainties around the resources that states would have available post-pandemic and where they would be willing to invest what many feared would be sharply restricted budgets.
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled against the National Collegiate Athletic Association in Alston v. NCAA, affirming under antitrust law a lower court injunction against NCAA restrictions on education-related benefits made available by schools to student athletes.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the United States, states, payers, and providers are looking for ways to expand access to telehealth services.
As California announced its official statewide reopening on June 15, 2021, employers remained in the dark awaiting an official announcement from Cal/OSHA on new face-covering guidance.