Purnima Boominathan

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Purnima Boominathan delivers full-spectrum legal counsel to venture-backed and public companies providing business-to-business services in the digital health space. She has particular expertise facilitating the creation, delivery and implementation of telemedicine. Purnima advises innovators working at the intersection of artificial intelligence and healthcare and offers practical insights into healthcare data privacy and legal issues related to at-home laboratory services. Read Purnima Boominathan's full bio.

Weight-Loss Programs in Florida: State Law Considerations for GLP-1 Telehealth Providers

By and on Nov 21, 2023
Posted In Digital Health, Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans

As more telehealth providers offer weight-loss programs, they should be aware of the potential impact of state laws and regulations. In this blog post, we examine how Florida’s consumer protection laws affect these programs. Read more here.

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DEA Further Extends Flexibilities for Controlled-Substance Prescribing via Telemedicine

By , , , , , , , and on Oct 25, 2023
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans

The US Drug Enforcement Administration and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration have further extended flexibilities that allow providers to prescribe controlled substances via telemedicine without first performing an in-person visit. The flexibilities were initially provided during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The extension runs through December 31, 2024. Read more here.

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FTC Proposes Health Breach Notification Rule Amendments

By , and on Jun 20, 2023
Posted In Digital Health, Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans

At a recent open Commission meeting, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted unanimously to issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend the Health Breach Notification Rule (HBNR). The FTC’s proposed amendment aims to codify the HBNR’s application to digital health and mobile technologies. However, several aspects of the proposed amendment lack clarity and are...

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