A well-settled legal principle in Maryland, commonly known as the “one satisfaction rule,” generally limits injured parties to one full recovery for their injuries. While superficially simple, the notion of what constitutes one satisfaction is not always clear. In a ...Read More »
Immediately after the first legal medical marijuana dispensaries opened in Maryland in December, the Trump administration issued a memo reversing Obama-era policy that allowed states to determine their marijuana rules largely without interference from federal prosecutors. The potential for renewed ...Read More »
Regulators are now watching advertisers’ use of geofencing techniques when applied to consumer medical data. In April, the attorney general of Massachusetts reached a settlement with Copley Advertising that prohibits Copley from geofencing medical centers within Massachusetts for the purpose ...Read More »
Because health care providers are governed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, they do not usually worry about the authority of the Federal Trade Commission in regard to data security. However, the FTC’s actions against LabMD and the ...Read More »
The Population Health model of health care is sweeping the country, as government, health insurers and even hospitals are now incentivizing physicians to change their approach to patient care to keep people healthier and lower health care costs. These incentives ...Read More »
The federal antitrust laws prohibit conspiracies to restrain trade, attempts to monopolize, as well as mergers that may substantially lessen competition. States also have similar laws. Recently, a Florida federal court allowed several doctors to pursue their monopolization claims against ...
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