Health Information Management

Red Flags deadline moved to November 1

HIM-HIPAA Insider, August 4, 2009

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On July 29, the Federal Trade Commission announced that—for a third time—it has pushed back enforcement of the anti-fraud regulations until Nov. 1, a full year after it was first scheduled to take effect. The additional three months—which comes at the request of the House Appropriations Committee—will be used to educate small businesses about Red Flag compliance and to allow financial institutions and creditors more time to implement written identity theft prevention programs, according to the FTC. Click here to read more.



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