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Doctor is Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Thousands of Patient Records

Posted in Privacy & Security

Our partner Elizabeth Litten and I were quoted by our good friend Marla Durben Hirsch in her recent article in Medical Practice Compliance Alert entitled “Doctor is Arrested for Stealing Thousands of Patient Records.”  While the full text can be found in the February 16, 2015 issue of Medical Practice Compliance Alert, the following considerations… Continue Reading

An Update: Physicians and Lawyers Successfully Trump (At Least for Now) Compliance with the Red Flags Rule

Posted in Medical Identity Theft

On May 28, 2010, William H. Maruca, editor of this blog, reported in a post entitled Red Flag Reprieve – Déjà vu All Over Again that, under pressure from Congress, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) had agreed to postpone enforcement of its “Red Flags Rule” until January 1, 2011.     On June 1, 2010, an… Continue Reading