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Physician's Response To A Public Patient Complaint Leads To Penalty Under HIPAA
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights recently announced a no-fault settlement, including a $125,000 penalty and a two year corrective action plan for Allergy Associates of Hartford, P.C.
United States
10 Dec 2018
Trump Administration Proposes Requiring Disclosure Of Drug Prices In TV Ads
The Trump Administration is moving full speed ahead with its proposals under the Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices (the "Blueprint").
United States
18 Oct 2018
When A Quirk Of Copyright Law Creates A Christmas Classic: It's A Wonderful Life And The Public Domain
George Bailey stands on a bridge begging for another chance at life. Upon being granted a second chance, he joyously runs home to embrace his family.
United States
21 Dec 2015
FCC Modifies Cost Recovery Rules For Medical Device Tests And Proposes Greater Access To MedRadio Bands For Testing
On July 6, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission adopted a Memorandum Opinion and Order modifying its rules covering Experimental Radio Service licenses, which permit research and testing of radio equipment.
United States
13 Jul 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Decides Aereo Internet Broadcast Television Case
The U.S. Supreme Court released its widely-anticipated decision in American Broadcasting Cos., Inc. et al. v. Aereo, Inc.
United States
1 Jul 2014
FCC Clarifies Rule Governing Foreign Ownership Of Broadcast Stations
On November 14, 2013, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") adopted a Declaratory Ruling1 ("Ruling") clarifying its policies and procedures for reviewing applications or proposed transactions in the broadcasting industry that would result in foreign ownership stakes in broadcast entities exceeding the 25% benchmark set by statute.
United States
5 Dec 2013
FCC Adopts Order Streamlining Its Foreign Ownership Review Policies
The FCC has recently adopted an Order to streamline its policies with respect to foreign ownership of common carrier radio station licensees and certain aeronautical radio station licensees.
United States
24 Apr 2013
Politician Settling Case For Unauthorized Use Of Music At Campaign Events
It appears that Newt Gingrich and Frankie Sullivan, a member of the rock band Survivor, and his company Rude Music , have reached a tentative settlement in the latter’s copyright infringement suits against Gingrich for use of the song "Eye of the Tiger" during Gingrich’s presidential campaign bid.
United States
31 Aug 2012
mhealth Alert: FCC Seeks Comments On AHA Proposal To Use Amateur Radio Stations In Emergency Preparedness Drills
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has invited interested parties to submit comments on a request by the American Hospital Association (AHA) that the FCC waive its rules so that hospitals may use amateur radio service stations in emergency preparedness drills.
United States
18 Mar 2010
Telecommunications Alert: FCC Begins To Implement Child Safe Viewing Act Of 2007
This week, the FCC began to examine parental controls for video and audio programming delivered by cable, broadcast television, satellite, wireless, non-networked devices, video-game players, and the Internet.
United States
26 Mar 2009
FCC Proposes Medical Device Radio Communications Services
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently issued a notice of proposed rule making and notice of inquiry ("Notice") which would modify its rules to accommodate the development and use of new medical devices that utilize radiocommunication. The proposed rules focus specifically on spectrum needs and appropriate operational protocols for implanted and body-worn medical radiocommunication devices that manage and maintain body functions and/or health conditions. These devices wou
United States
14 Sep 2006
Don’t Pick Up - When Bell Companies Ring for Favors, Lawmakers Shouldn’t be Listening.
Even as local telephone companies grow larger—witness the AT&T-BellSouth megamerger—the Bells continue to jockey for every possible edge over cable companies.
United States
19 Apr 2006
Legislative Summary of the 109th Congress
In Jan. 2005, GOP leaders, buoyed by strong election results in 2004, began the first session of the 109th Congress with an ambitious legislative agenda. The first ten Republican bills introduced in the Senate concerned issues such as Social Security reform, tax-cuts, class-action lawsuit reform, and a comprehensive energy policy. While Republicans managed to pass much of their proposed legislation, including a federal energy policy that emphasized enhanced production, a Central American free-tr
United States
17 Jan 2006
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