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Federal Court again rules in favor of Teladoc, denying Texas Medical Board motion to dismiss lawsuit

On Monday, December 14, Judge Robert Pitman, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, denied the Texas Medical Board’s (TMB) motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by Teladoc, the nation’s first and largest telehealth platform in the United States. The decision marks the seventh occasion in the last four years that various Texas courts have sided with Teladoc against the Texas Medical Board’s repeated attempts to limit access to affordable, quality health care in the state.

In May, Judge Pitman blocked a TMB rule that would have prevented Teladoc from offering its services in Texas, and stated that Teladoc was likely to prevail in its argument that the rule is illegal under federal antitrust laws.

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