Health Information Management

Mark it down: Red flags rule compliance deadline is May 1

HIM-HIPAA Insider, March 17, 2009

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Medical identity theft is an ugly reality for healthcare organizations, patients, and payers. It’s only going to get worse if providers don’t have an effective theft prevention program, a specific requirement of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Red Flags Rules, which has a compliance deadline of May 1.

"It’s very real," says Kate Borten, CISSP, CISM, president of The Marblehead Group in Marblehead, MA.

Editor’s note: To read more about the red flags rule or purchase a copy of this article for $10, visit the HCPro Web site. Subscribers to Health Information Compliance Insider have access to this article in the April issue.



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