Congress needs to step up and provide both the resources and legal authority for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to effectively enforce the privacy rights of consumers in the United States, former director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection Jessica Rich wrote in an editorial.
In yet another case involving state spam laws, a California state court judge dismissed a lawsuit involving email header information under the state’s spam laws.
Consumer product reviews were the subject of a new decision from the National Advertising Division (NAD) when it challenged reviews that failed to disclose they were the result of advertiser-provided incentives.
Dual eligibles are an exceedingly high-need, high-cost population.
It is critical to incorporate screening for social and emotional concerns within routine developmental and behavioral surveillance conducted during well-child visits.
There are two fraud and abuse laws we will focus on—the Civil Monetary Penalties Law (CMPL) and the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS)—that can be implicated if an organization is offering prizes to Medicaid or Medicare program beneficiaries or to referral sources of patients reimbursed by the ...
Most health insurers and providers assume that their personal health information (PHI) is exempt, since they are covered by HIPAA.
The relatively high expense of the U.S. healthcare system compared to other nations is well known and documented.
In July 2019, Judge Gilliam of the Northern District of California issued an order interpreting the different avenues a plaintiff may pursue in bringing a parity claim—a decision that may be consequential to health plans and health insurance companies that issue plans governed by the Employee ...
The promotional review process requires a critical balance between ensuring materials achieve business goals and complying with regulatory constraints.