Posted on December 8th, 2010 No comments
Bill Now Awaits President’s SignatureThe House has joined the Senate in approving legislation that would exempt certain businesses, including physician practices and apparently many hospitals, from the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule.
House Approves Red Flags Exemptions
The social security numbers of more than 600 Bullitt County school employees were sent accidentally in an e-mail to nearly 2,000 people.
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Social Security numbers of school employees emailed to nearly 2,000 people
While most other types of identity theft steal your money, medical ID thievery could also cost your life. Should your medical data become mingled with that of one or more strangers who have fraudulently gotten treatment as you, the potential for confusion, if not disaster, is obvious — if you’re diabetic and the fraudster isn’t, or you hav…
The U.S. House of Representatives this week voted unanimously–400-0–to pass legislation that would exempt certain healthcare facilities from the red flags rule. Under the newly passed bill, H.R