Identity Theft (Red Flag Rule)

AVMA offers information on its Identity Theft page, including a guide to veterinary practice compliance, a link to the FTC “do-it-yourself” program, and links to two online training programs designed for veterinarians.

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
The FTC offers guidance on compliance for small businesses, which is available at

Templates Available

In response to the impending Red Flags Rules requirements, the offices of Marsha L. Heinke, CPA, Inc. is offering Red Flags Rules template materials for the required written plan and power point training program for staff. These materials are available for $35 (which is significantly less than the fee charged by a number of other sources offering template plans) and are specific to veterinary practices.

Practices who would like to obtain the Red Flags Rules template materials may do so by calling the Marsha L. Heinke, CPA, Inc. office at 440.926.3800. The documents will be e-mailed to you after purchase as a Word file, PowerPoint file, and PDF information files. This allows your clinic to modify the documents to reflect and incorporate your practices-specific details.