In the News Today - August 29, 2018

August 29, 2018

Healthcare Group Asks for TCPA Clarity: The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management asked the Federal Communications Commission to clarify whether giving a business a phone number constitutes consent to be contacted under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The group says allowing this type of contact would help healthcare providers communicate with patients more effectively. (Law360)

Recent Decision Adds to “Growing Consensus” on False Claims Act Test: Attorneys from Hogan Lovells say a recent opinion from the Ninth Circuit “solidifies the emerging view that the only way to prove implied false certification liability is by specifically showing the two prerequisites mentioned in Escobar.” (Law360)