Published by Al Saikali

August 2012

On September 1, 2012, a new law will go into effect in Texas that imposes new requirements on organizations that maintain protected heath information (PHI).  The new legislation, HB 300, imposes even tighter standards than required by the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and

Criminals are increasingly stealing tax refunds by obtaining personally identifiable information about individuals and using that information to file fraudulent tax refunds.  The IRS identified $6.5 billion in identity-related tax refund fraud last year.  CNN Presents recently investigated the crime and, as Randi Kaye explained in this news report, it is “one of the biggest,