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FTC to Appeal Phoebe / Palmyra Decision
The Federal Trade Commission says it will appeal a federal judge's ruling this week to deny a preliminary injunction...
Web Exclusive: FTC Supports Breach Notification Bill
The Federal Trade Commission has approved a data breach bill requiring entities that hold consumers' sensitive...
Web Exclusive: Health Plan Scams Spread Misery
This summer has been a scorcher for large swaths of the west, south, and east. For healthcare hustlers perpetrating a...
Web Exclusive: CMSS Joins 'Red Flags Rule' Lawsuit Against FTC
The Council of Medical Specialty Societies has joined the American Medical Association and other groups in a lawsuit...
Web Exclusive: Data Security Breach Bill Calls for Strict Notification Requirements
The Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2010 bill extends civil action power to state attorneys general and...
Web Exclusive: FTC Cracks Down on Fake Health Plans
Medical discount benefit plans sound appealing, but scammers peddling fake deals are out there. The FTC and law...
Senate panel bans payments to delay generics
In a defeat for the powerful drug lobby, a Senate panel approved legislation to prohibit drug companies from paying...
Web Exclusive: Effort to Curb Pay-to-Delay Generics Gets House Vote
The federal government's decade-long quest to limit drug manufacturers' abilities to keep generic medicines off the...
Web Exclusive: FTC OKs Pfizer Takeover of Wyeth for Human Pharmaceuticals
In a settlement announced Wednesday, the FTC said it has resolved its ongoing investigation of Pfizer's proposed $68...
FTC Unveils EHR Security Rule
The FTC's proposed interim rule governing security for electronic health records expands responsibility for maintaining...