"This unjustified federal regulation of medicine treats physician practices like banks, credit card companies and mortgage lenders," AMA President-elect Cecil B. Wilson, MD, said in a statement. "The extensive bureaucratic burden of complying with the red flags rule outweighs any benefit to the public."
The nature of this ruling and the exchanges leads us to a couple of queries:
1) Is patient medical identity another form of debtor currency?
2) If someone steals your identity are they also stealing your healthcare "credit"?