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Brian J. Boyle is an accomplished litigator and business lawyer who focuses his practice on antitrust and consumer protection law. He represents clients in complex litigation and investigations, merger control, compliance and government strategies.Read Brian J. Boyle's full bio.

FTC Issues Policy Statement Expanding Interpretation of Health Breach Notification Rule’s Scope


By , , and on Oct 13, 2021
Posted In Digital Health, Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

On September 15, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted 3–2 along party lines (with Republican commissioners dissenting) to issue a policy statement announcing an expansive interpretation of the FTC’s Health Breach Notification Rule, 16 CFR Part 318 (the Rule). According to the policy statement, the Rule applies to health apps and connected devices that...

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Protecting the Telehealth Consumer: FTC and State-Based Considerations


By and on Sep 21, 2021
Posted In Digital Health, Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

Telemedicine in the United States is facing an important crossroads. While telehealth services have demonstrated their value as an integral part of care delivery, federal and state waivers instituted during the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to expire soon. As lawmakers and agency officials consider updated or expanded digital health rules, regulators are expected to intensify...

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