Federal Trade Commission April 20, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Health Breach Notification Rule
Document Number: E9-8882
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-20
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the ``Recovery Act'' or ``the Act''), the Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'') or (``Commission'') must issue rules requiring vendors of personal health records and related entities to notify individuals when the security of their individually identifiable health information is breached. Accordingly, the FTC seeks comment on a proposed rule.