The Rise of Medical ID Theft (And How To Avoid It)

Medical identification theft involves taking someone’s name, Social Security or Medicare number or other personal information to obtain medical treatment, purchase medications or falsely bill Medicare or insurance companies. According to the Ponemon Institute’s “Fifth Annual Study on Medical Identity Theft” (February 2015), an estimated 2.32 million Americans were victims of medical identity theft in […]

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