BC Advantage - 2009 Issue 1
Identity Theft Compliance for Healthcare Providers
Technology dominates our daily existence more than ever. From online banking, to Internet shopping, to web-based applications, to electronic patient records, we depend upon technology personally and professionally. Much of this electronic data contains information we would not want to share with a large population. In the wrong hands, some of this information could allow an unscrupulous individual to steal our identities. In order to protect identities, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued its Red Flag Identity Theft Rules. Although the deadline for compliance has been amended, healthcare providers will have to comply with the rules by...
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