The Legal Monitor - 2010

  • Red Flags Rule Extended Again

    Posted by Rebecca Brommel | in July 2010 on Thursday, July 1, 2010

    At the request of several members of Congress, a second extension of the Red Flags Rule was announced on May 28, 2010, by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The Federal Trade Commission Red Flags identity theft rules' latest enforcement date was scheduled for June 1, 2010, but the enforcement date has now been delayed until December 31, 2010.

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  • Business Associates Subject to Additional Scrutiny Under New HIPAA/HITECH Rules

    Posted by in April 2010 on Thursday, April 1, 2010

    If you have visited a doctor or any other health care provider in the last decade, you have undoubtedly heard of "HIPAA." Most people understand that HIPAA (short for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) ensures that their most private information stays that way.

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