Legislation

A Citishred legal shredding solution is based on the requirements of the following legislation and regulations:

  • FACTA
  • FACTA Disposal Rule
  • Federal Trade Commission Act
  • Electronic Espionage Act
  • Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act
  • Sarbanes Oxley Act
  • USA Patriot Act
  • US Safe Harbor Act
  • PIPEDA (Canada)

Legislation and Identity Theft make patient confidentiality critical

Doctor-patient confidentiality has been a long-standing obligation. Now thanks to government regulations such as HIPAA, securely destroying medical records is a legal requirement.

Virtually every person who has access to individually identifiable health information including doctors, hospitals, pharmacists, managed care companies, insurers and healthcare clearing houses must comply with regulated legislation, including the following:

Legislation/Regulations:

  • HIPAA
  • FACTA
  • FACTA Disposal Rule
  • Federal Trade Commission Act
  • Electronic Espionage Act
  • Sarbanes Oxley Act
  • USA Patriot Act
  • US Safe Harbor Act