My IDSA Contact Us
IDSA NewsPrint-Friendly Newsletter
Forward to a Friend
Search Back Issues
 
Education & Training Resources Practice Guidelines Journals & Publications Policy & Advocacy Meetings About IDSA
July 2009
Vol. 19 No. 7
Practice Management
Deadline for Identity Theft Policies Extended to Nov. 1

Physicians now have until Nov. 1 to set up policies to protect their patients’ identities under a rule from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). These so-called “Red Flag Rules” require creditors—including physician practices—to protect clients’ personal identifying information, such as insurance information, from being used fraudulently. The rule had been scheduled to go into effect Aug. 1 (see the June issue of IDSA News).
How useful is this article?

< Previous Article | Next Article >

Post a comment

Your name:

Your comment:


Top Stories
From the President: IDSA’s Role in Health Care Reform
ACIP Recommends Groups for H1N1 Vaccination
IDSA Urges Changes to Address Regulatory Burdens Slowing Needed Research
Journal Club
Patient Care and Science
Review Panel Hears Range of Views on Lyme Disease
EIN: Treatment Options for H1N1 Pneumonia and Antiviral Use in Infants
Drug Approvals, Recalls, Adverse Events Update
Practice Management
“Ask the Coder” Answers Critical Care Code Questions and More
Deadline for Identity Theft Policies Extended to Nov. 1
Global ID
Highlights from the International AIDS Society Conference in South Africa
Global Center Report and Briefing Highlight HIV/AIDS and TB Co-Infection
Policy and Advocacy
IDSA, SHEA, Others Support Mandatory National Reporting of HAIs
Medicare Proposes Eliminating Payments for Consultations
FDA’s New Approach to Antimicrobials in Animals Earns Support of IDSA, Others
Your Colleagues
Congratulations, New IDSA Fellows!
Welcome, new members!
Education and Resources
Create Your Personal Annual Meeting Itinerary with the Online Program Planner
How to Manage Information Overload
IDSA Website Offers Practical Tips on Coding, Other Practice Management Issues

IDSA | 1300 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300 | Arlington, VA 22209 | Phone: (703) 299-0200
To ensure delivery, please add 'idsa@idsociety.org' to your email address book or Safe Sender List.
If you are still having problems receiving our communications,
see our white-listing page for more details.