antitrust law

By Jonah Comstock 01:05 pm October 19, 2016
In an unusual move, the Texas Medical Board has dropped its appeal in its case against Teladoc. The appeal itself was an unusual move, as the board appealed not the lower court's final decision, but its rejection of the state's motion to dismiss the case. Teladoc, which offers remote medical visits, sued the TMB in state court way back in April 2015, alleging that because the board was made up of...
By Jonah Comstock 07:52 am April 30, 2015
One month ago, I wrote about how a Supreme Court case with little to do with digital health on the surface could turn out to be a game changer for telemedicine. It only took a month for the first lawsuit to put that new precedent to the test, and the players involved are big ones. Fresh off the news of its IPO filing, Dallas, Texas-based Teladoc sued the Texas Medical Board, alleging that a...