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Court sides with Fairview HME

June 21, 2017HME News Staff

ST. LOUIS - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has upheld the dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed against Fairview Health Services alleging its HME division made unauthorized telemarketing calls in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The court ruled that Samuel Zean, who filed the complaint in Minnesota, had given prior express written consent to receive calls. The TCPA prohibits any person from making “any call using an automatic telephone dialing system...

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Diabetic supply company settles with OIG

January 7, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Diabetes supply company Four Leaf Clover, telemarketing company Team Tech Solutions and their owners have agreed to be excluded from participating in federal healthcare programs as part of a settlement with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced Jan. 7. The OIG charged the companies and their owners with breaking federal law by using illegal telemarketing to generate fraudulent Medicare claims, according to a release. The government alleged that Four Leaf Clover contracted...

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Simplex refutes 'No Call' allegations

March 29, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A national provider of mail order diabetes supplies denies allegations that it has violated telemarketing laws in Missouri.The Missouri Attorney General's Office on March 15 filed a lawsuit against Simplex Healthcare, claiming that the provider violated the state's “No Call” list over a period of more than two years by calling residents who had signed up for the list, which is managed by the attorney general's office.“Simplex takes compliance with all laws very...

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Simplex refutes 'No Call' allegations

March 27, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A national provider of mail order diabetes supplies denies allegations that it has violated telemarketing laws in Missouri.The Missouri Attorney General's Office on March 15 filed a lawsuit against Simplex Healthcare, claiming that the provider violated the state's “No Call” list over a period of more than two years by calling residents who had signed up for the list, which is managed by the attorney general's office.“Simplex takes compliance with all laws very...

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