Jul 10 2009

FTC Offers Additional Guidance Regarding Red Flags Rules Before August 1, 2009 Compliance Deadline

Enforcement of the Red Flags Rules designed to protect against identity theft begins August 1, 2009. Since twice delaying enforcement from the original compliance date of November 2, 2008 and the extended date of May 1, 2009, the FTC has created additional resources for organizations to help them comply with the law. The resources are available at the FTC’s Red Flags Rule microsite. Some of the resources available include:

For further detail on Red Flag Rules, see von Briesen & Roper's Health Law Bulletin: "Red Flag Rules: Are They Applicable to You?"