The FTC has delayed enforcement of the Red Flags Rule through
December 31, 2010. Read the official
The most recent action before this latest delay was when the House
in October 2009 passed
HR 3763, which exempted small business, including dental
practices, with fewer than 20 employees from the legislation.
However, that bill has been delayed in the Senate, pending the
financial reform package.
According to DrBicuspid.com:
The logjam may be on the verge
of clearing, however. On May 25, Sens. John Thune (R-SD) and Mark
Begich (D-AK) introduced S. 3416, the Senate's version of H.R. 3763, which
also calls for the exemption of certain small businesses --
including dentists and physicians -- from the Red Flag
The ADA has
resources for dentists
on the Red Flags Rule.