Federal Trade Commission Staff Comment To the Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services Regarding the Proposed Rule Entitled "Contract Year 2015 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs"
Type: Advocacy Filing
Type: Advisory OpinionAddresses whether a group purchasing organization based prescription-drug program operated for the benefit of a group of non-profit schools, colleges, and universities would fall within the Non-Profit Institutions Act (NPIA) exemption to the Robinson-Patman Act
FTC Staff Opinion: Rx Program Operated for the Benefit of Non-Profit Schools, Colleges, and Universities Appears to Fall within the NPIA Exemption to Robinson-Patman
Type: Press ReleaseIn a letter issued today, the staff of the Federal Trade Commission advised Quest Analytics Group that its proposal to operate a GPO-based prescription drug program for the benefit of a group of non-profit schools, colleges, and universities would fall within the Non-Profit Institutions Act (NPIA...
FTC Publishes New Strategic Plan and Submits Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request and Performance Plans to Congress
Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission has submitted its Fiscal Year 2015 budget request to Congress, including the FY 2015 Budget Overview Statement, and FY 2014 and FY 2015 Performance Plans required under the Government Performance and Results and Modernization Act of 2010. The FTC’s formal budget...
Type: Federal Register Notice
The doctor (or nurse practitioner) will see you now: Competition and the regulation of advanced practice nurses
Type: Blog PostThe FTC employs many experts in competition, consumer protection, and economics. We embrace our special role in helping other policymakers understand how the competitive process benefits consumers, and encouraging them to adopt rules that promote competition.
Type: Advocacy Filing
FTC Staff Paper: State Legislators Should Carefully Evaluate Proposals to Limit Advanced Practice Registered Nurses’ Scope of Practice
Type: Press ReleaseFederal Trade Commission staff has issued a policy paper suggesting that state legislators should be cautious when evaluating proposals to limit the scope of practice of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs). By limiting the range of services APRNs may provide and the extent to which they...
Type: Press ReleaseAs part of the Federal Trade Commission’s systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides, the agency is announcing a modified 10-year regulatory review schedule.