Antitrust_bigstock-Anticipation-And-Strategy-44442919Supreme Court Decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission Prompts Legal Challenges to State Professional Boards

Earlier this month a Texas federal district court judge granted a motion by Teladoc, Inc. (Teladoc) for a preliminary injunction enjoining the Texas Medical Board (TMB) “from taking any action to implement, enact, and enforce” a TMB rule requiring doctors to conduct an in-person exam prior to telephonic diagnosis and treatment of patients, regardless of whether the exam is medically necessary. (Background on this and other disputes involving Teladoc and TMB is available here and here.

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