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Telemarketing: It's easy to run afoul of rules

June 19, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

A lawsuit alleging Lincare violated telemarketing laws highlights just how complicated attracting new patients can be.“As a general rule, DME providers are clueless as far as telemarketing laws,” said Jeff Baird, chairman of the Health Care Group at Brown & Fortunato.To be sure, there's a lot to keep track of. In addition to Medicare statute and supplier standards, there are also federal and state “Do Not Call” laws and HIPAA marketing restrictions.Even national players can...

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Electric Mobility settles with the FTC

April 28, 2011Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Is there a third reason that Electric Mobility will be ceasing operations sometime this summer? Electric Mobility recently settled with the Federal Trace Commission (FTC) over charges that it improperly used a "Win a Free Rascal" sweepstakes as a way to call 3 million people on the Do Not Call registry since 2003. "In small print under the part of the sweepstakes form provided for the entrant's phone number, EMC reminded consumers to list their numbers so the company could contact them if they...

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