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Kentucky To Begin Taxing Video Streaming Services Under Telecom Tax
Legislators in Frankfort added a new "video streaming service" tax to the omnibus tax bill (HB 354) as part of a closed-door conference committee process before the bill was hastily passed in the House and Senate.
United States
7 Jun 2019
Telehealth-Related Updates Included In 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
On November 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) issued final rules for updating the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule ...
United States
13 Nov 2018
CMS Proposes New Telehealth Guidelines And RADV Extrapolation For MAOs
On October 26, 2018, CMS released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing expanded telehealth coverage in Medicare Advantage ...
United States
8 Nov 2018
Appeals Court Strikes Down Key Portions Of FCC's Onerous TCPA Rulemaking
Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit issued a long-awaited decision on an omnibus challenge to the FCC's interpretation of the TCPA.
United States
26 Mar 2018
New York AG Settlement With App Developers Serves As A Warning For The Need For Evidence-Backed Commercial Claims
On March 23, 2017, the New York Attorney General's office announced that it has settled with the developers of three mobile health (mHealth) applications (apps) for, among other things, alleged misleading commercial claims.
United States
12 Apr 2017
Smartphone Patent War: En Banc Federal Circuit Rebukes Earlier Panel Decision, Reinstates Jury Verdicts For Apple
This appeal arose from a district court case in the worldwide patent battle between Apple and Samsung in the smartphone, tablet and laptop market.
United States
27 Oct 2016
Smartphone Patent War: En Banc Federal Circuit Rebukes Earlier Panel Decision And Reinstates Jury Verdicts For Apple Against Samsung
In its October 7 en banc decision in Apple v. Samsung, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, without benefit of en banc briefing, issued an unusual opinion overturning a panel decision...
United States
18 Oct 2016
Open Internet Order Prevails
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit concluded that the FCC acted with proper authority when it reclassified broadband internet service as a telecommunications service.
United States
3 Aug 2016
FTC Weighs-In On Telehealth: Providing Comments Regarding Alaska's Proposed Licensure And Standard Of Care Requirements
By way of background, in March 2015, Alaska State Senator Pete Kelly sponsored Senate Bill 74.
United States
19 May 2016
Developing And Implementing An Effective Telemedicine Informed Consent Form
With the use of telemedicine technologies comes a responsibility on the part of providers to educate and inform patients on the benefits, and more importantly, on the risks associated with receiving care via telemedicine.
United States
17 May 2016
Significant Telehealth Expansion Proposed In Bipartisan Senate Bill
Medicare has historically provided coverage for telehealth services in those instances where patients would otherwise be geographically distant from appropriate providers.
United States
2 Mar 2016
New Year, New Telehealth Opportunities
As we reflect upon how the health care industry has changed in 2015 and what we expect to see in 2016, there is one area that stands out as having great promise for continued growth—telehealth.
United States
14 Feb 2016
States Begin 2016 With The Expansion Of Telehealth Services
As we enter into the new year, the health industry continues to see expanded access to telehealth services.
United States
7 Jan 2016
Chicago Mayor's Tax-Heavy Budget Passes: Lease And Amusement Tax Implications
Last week the Chicago City Council approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2016 revenue ordinance as part of his tax-laden budget proposal.
United States
5 Nov 2015
FCC Releases Order Clarifying TCPA
Last Friday, July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission released Declaratory Ruling and Order 15-72 to address more than 20 requests for clarity on FCC interpretations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
United States
14 Jul 2015
Telehealth: Implementation Challenges In An Evolving Dynamic
As part of its four-part Digital Health webinar series, on April 14, 2015, McDermott Will & Emery presented "Telehealth: Implementation Challenges in an Evolving Dynamic."
United States
1 May 2015
Junk Fax Act Compliance: One Week Left To Request A Waiver For Non-Compliance
Thursday, April 30, 2015, marks the last day a business can request a retroactive waiver for failing to comply with certain fax advertising requirements promulgated by the Federal Communications Commission.
United States
24 Apr 2015
The Consumer Privacy Bill Of Rights Redux
On February 27, 2015, the Obama White House released an "Administration Discussion Draft" of its Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015 (Proposed Consumer Privacy Act).
United States
4 Mar 2015
What Constitutes A Covered Business Method Patent?
The petitioner, Groupon, filed a petition pursuant to § 18(a) of the America Invents Act requesting a CBM review of a patent directed to a system and method for peer-to-peer advertising between mobile communications devices.
United States
5 Feb 2015
Seventh Circuit Denies Rehearing In LCD Price-Fixing Suit By Motorola
On January 12, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals refused Motorola Mobility LLC's petition for a rehearing en banc of its price-fixing claims against foreign manufacturers of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels.
United States
21 Jan 2015
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