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Use AHA sample policy to jump start compliance with red flag rules

HIM-HIPAA Insider, November 4, 2008

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On October 24 the American Hospital Association (AHA) published a sample policy hospitals can use as a guide to draft their own policies to address red flags that signal medical identity theft. Although the Federal Trade Commission delayed the compliance deadline to May 1, hospitals should make a good faith effort to comply by November 1, according to AHA News Now.

To view the sample policy, click here and then click on "Sample Policy: Red Flags Identity Theft Prevention Program."



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