The FTC previously filed a complaint against LabMD that alleges the medical testing laboratory exposed roughly 10,000 consumers' personal information, including names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, insurance provider information and standardized medical treatment codes.
LabMD hit back against the FTC last March, slamming the agency with a lawsuit seeking to stop what the company called an "abuse of power and regulation" of patient information without proper authority, FierceHealthIT previously reported.
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Now, that challenge by LabMD has been dismissed by the Eleventh Circuit, according to the NLR article. However, the article also points out that the court did not say whether the FTC has the right to enforce privacy standards. Article
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