Doctors prepare for ID theft rules

The “red flags” rules — which require creditors to implement a formal policy for detecting and preventing identity theft — were not on Dr. Slonaker’s radar. It wasn’t until the FTC last fall delayed the original Nov. 1, 2008, compliance date to May 1 that he became aware the rules also applied to the health care industry.

via AMNews: May 18, 2009. Doctors prepare for ID theft rules … American Medical News.