In an effort to avoid the expense of additional discovery and to give the parties an opportunity to settle their dispute over the TMB’s new rules restricting telemedicine services in Texas, the Texas Medical Board (“TMB”) and Teladoc, Inc. (“Teladoc”)

On October 17, 2016, the Texas Medical Board (“TMB”) voluntarily dropped its 5th Circuit appeal of a lower court’s refusal to dismiss Teladoc’s case against the TMB. The appeal itself was unique in that it was not an appeal

The Teladoc lawsuit against the Texas Medical Board (the “TMB”) regarding a rule that would require physicians to meet with patients face-to-face prior to prescribing medication will continue to move forward following a federal judge’s denial of the TMB’s request