New Regs on Privacy of Medical Records and Financial Transactions

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on April 28, 2004

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (2003) implementation; fair credit reporting medical information regulations: notice of proposed rulemaking, April 28, 2004:

  • “The OCC, Board, FDIC, OTS, and NCUA…are required to prescribe regulations that permit creditors to obtain or use medical information for eligibility purposes where necessary and appropriate to protect legitimate operational, transactional, risk, consumer, and other needs, consistent with the Congressional intent to restrict the use of medical information for inappropriate purposes.”
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