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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

December 18, 2014

0.9 Percent Sodium Chloride Injection USP in 100 mL MINI-BAG PLUS Container by Baxter: Recall - Particulate Matter

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FDA MedWatch Recall - Particulate Matter

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Respironics California, Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators: Class I Recall - Power Failure May Occur

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FDA MedWatch Respironics California Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators Class I Recall

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection, 10 mEq per 100 mL by Baxter: Recall - Mislabeled

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Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection 10 mEq per 100 mL by Baxter Recall Mislabeled

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Lawsuit Dropped After Court Ruling Clarifies the Red Flags Rule

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

On March 7, 2011, the American Medical Association (AMA) dropped its lawsuit against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding the Red Flags Rule. AMA’s decision followed a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that the Red Flag Program Clarification Act of 2010 modified the definition of “creditor” to include an “explicit advancement of funds,” and thus precluded application of the Red Flags Rule to attorneys. Physicians, by implication, are also generally exempted because the same rationale for applying the rules to attorneys was used in regards to physicians. Unless the FTC issues new regulations, the Red Flags Rule will not be applied to physicians. The lawsuit was filed by the AMA, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the Medical Society of the District of Columbia, and joined by 26 national medical specialty societies, including ASA.

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Court's Opinion 

AMA Press Release 

Information on FTC Red Flags Rule  

 

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