House Unveils Bill To Ban Deceptive Health Care Ads

Law360, New York (May 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Lawmakers have introduced legislation into the U.S. House of Representatives that would prohibit misleading and deceptive advertising or representation in the provision of health care services.

Rep. John Sullivan (R-Okla.) and Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) on May 10 introduced H.R. 2260, or the Healthcare Truth and Transparency Act of 2007, which would make it unlawful for a licensed health care provider who is not a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathic medicine to make deceptive statements or engage in behavior that misleads patients and the public into...
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