Announced Actions for October 11, 2002

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Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of final consent orders and responses to the commenters of record in the matters concerning Philips Electronics and Okie Corporation. The Commission vote to approve the final consent orders was 5-0. (FTC File Nos. 022-3095 and 012-3191; staff contacts for Philips are Linda K. Badger and Matthew D. Gold; staff contacts for Okie are Linda K. Badger and Kerry O'Brien, FTC Western Region, San Francisco, 415-848-5151; see press release dated August 5, 2002.)

Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order and response to the commenter of record in the matter concerning R.T. Welter and Associates, Inc.; R. Todd Welter; Consultants in Obstetrics and Gynecology, P.C.; Mid Town Obstetrics & Gynecology, P.C.; Mile High OB/GYN Associates, P.C.; The OB-GYN Associates, Professional Corporation; Rocky Mountain OB-GYN, P.C.; The Women's Health Group, P.C.; Cohen and Womack, M.D., P.C.; and Westside Women's Care, L.L.P. (collectively known as Professionals in Women's Care). The Commission vote to approve the final consent order and response to the commenter was 5-0. (FTC File No. 011-0175; staff contact is Jeffrey W. Brennan, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-3688; see press release dated August 20, 2002.)

Copies of the documents mentioned in this release are available from the FTC's Web site at http://www.ftc.gov and also from the FTC's Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. Call toll-free: 1-877-FTC-HELP.

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