Tag: Health Care

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Brief of the Federal Trade Commission urging the Third Circuit to reverse the district court’s summary judgment ruling, which held (1) that a brand-name drug manufacturer lacked monopoly power and (2) that product hopping almost never constitutes exclusionary conduct in any event....

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The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 6,832 checks totaling more than $1.1 million to consumers who lost money to a health insurance scam.
The Federal Trade Commission today posted the agenda for its upcoming workshop to examine advertising for over-the-counter (OTC) homeopathic products. The event is on Monday, September 21, 2015 in Washington, DC, and is free and open to the public. It will be held at the FTC’s Constitution Center...
A group of scammers who falsely promised consumers new Medicare cards in order to obtain their bank account numbers and debit their accounts will be banned from selling healthcare-related products and services under settlements with the Federal Trade Commission.
Federal Trade Commission staff has submitted comments to North Carolina State Representative Marilyn W. Avila in response to her request for a comment on the possible competitive effects of a legislative proposal to narrow North Carolina’s Certificate of Need (CON) laws.
Federal Trade Commission staff has submitted comments to Minnesota state legislators Joe Hoppe and Melissa Hortman in response to their request for comment on the possible competitive effects of a recently enacted law that could make contract terms for the State of Minnesota’s health plans subject...
Federal Trade Commission staff has submitted comments to New York Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer and New York Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti regarding the possible effects of a legislative proposal on competition for health care services.

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FTC Staff Comment, and Concurring Comment of Commissioner Wright, Regarding North Carolina House Bill 200, Which Would Exempt Diagnostic Centers, Ambulatory Surgical Facilities and Psychiatric Hospitals From Certificate of Need Regulation, and Would Also Prohibit Limitations On the...

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In a variety of industries, the FTC advocates for policies that promote competition. Why? Because studies show competition works, for our citizens and for our economy. Competition typically improves consumer welfare through lower prices, expanded output, better service and more...
Is more information about prices always a good thing for consumers and competition? Too much transparency can harm competition in any market, including in health care markets.

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