Red Flags Rule Act to be Subject of New Audio Webcast
July 16, 2009 At 1:30 PM EDT
MANASQUAN, NJ -- July
7, 2009: "Will Your Organization Be In Compliance With the
Identity Theft FTC Red Flags Rule?" an audio webcast covering
1 FTC enforcement of the Red Flags Rule, has been scheduled
Thursday, July 16, 2009, at 1:30 pm.
Identity Theft is on the rise. Medical Identity theft is the fastest
growing type of identity theft.
Section 114 of “FACTA” the Fair & Accurate
Credit Transactions Act, required six regulatory agencies to create
rules requiring organizations that deal with consumer information to
monitor for identity fraud.
Does your organization have an identity theft prevention program
designed to detect, prevent and mitigate identity theft?
Many healthcare organizations may not have been unaware of these
regulations, one expert said.
How much does your staff understand about protecting and verifying
How much do you know about identity theft?
Only 17.5 percent of hospitals were currently in compliance when the
original May 1 enforcement deadline was near, a recent national survey
The new federal regulation is administered by the Federal Trade
"The red flags rule is intended to address all forms of identity theft,
including those involving the provision of health care," according to
an FTC document.
"Although identity theft most commonly is associated with financial
transactions, there are increasing concerns about identity fraud in the
context of medical care," the agency said.
That’s why you and the key members of your organization
should plan to participate in " Will Your Organization Be In Compliance
With the Identity Theft FTC Red Flags Rule?" a new audio webcast, Thursday, July 16, 2009, at 1:30
Lisa Asbell, an acclaimed expert in the Red Flags Rule, will be the
Get the facts on identity theft and the Federal laws that apply to
hospitals, hospices, home health, medical practices, laboratories,
imaging centers and other
healthcare entities in the United States.
For complete details visit
- Identity Theft Statistics
- Understanding the Medical Identity Threat
- Types of Identity Theft
- Red Flag Rules Overview
- Red Flag Rules Regulations
- Red Flag Rules Compliance
- Red Flags Sample Policy
- Live Question and Answer Session
Address: The Managed Care Information
Center, 1913 Atlantic Ave., Ste. 200, Manasquan, NJ 08736;
(732) 292-1100, www.themcic.com.