Meredith Phillips, chief information privacy and security officer for Henry Ford Health System, has been appointed to the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance Board of Directors. Phillips, a Westland resident, will serve as vice president for three years. Henry Ford is […]

Kathy Ebbert Joins Esteemed Group of Industry Leaders to Help Steer MIFA’s Strategic Vision MIFA has taken on an incredibly important mission – to strengthen the healthcare ecosystem by working to reduce the frequency and impact of medical identify fraud. […]

Medical identity theft is something that can affect your clients, their medical coverage and their lives The words “identity theft” conjure up a pretty frightening picture. However, medical identity theft can not only threaten your clients’ financial well-being, but their […]

About the last thing companies dealing with the complexities of implementing Obamacare need right now is to have the security of their employees’ medical information compromised. However, statistics show that is exactly what is happening. “Medical identity theft is a […]

Norse Brings Security Expertise to Organization Dedicated to Protecting Individuals and Organizations from Medical Identity Fraud. SAN MATEO, Calif., May 15, 2014 Norse, a leading provider of live threat intelligence-based security solutions, today announced that it is a founding member […]

Rising rates of medical identity theft raise serious concerns for program integrity and health insurance customers. To learn about responding effectively to this threat, FierceHealthPayer: Anti-Fraud spoke to Ann Patterson, SVP and program director of the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance […]

Medical Identity Fraud Alliance Ramps Up Operations MIFA Installs New Board, Hires Staff and Launches Initiatives Washington, DC, May 6, 2014 – The Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA) announced it is moving from development to operational status, which includes installing […]

Turns out, it’s not just your personal financial information scammers and thieves are after–they’re also looking for ways to get their hands on your private medical records. There are “new and expanded threats to the security and privacy of patient […]

MIFA Founding Member IDentity Theft 911 provides insight into medical identity theft and fraud. If recent disclosures regarding the massive wave of breaches suffered by retailing icons Target, Neiman-Marcus and Sally Beauty haven’t scared you enough, try to wrap your […]

With a growing number of medical devices connected online, our health data is more vulnerable and valuable than ever. And that means people are trying to steal it. Identity theft is painful. And massive, recent breaches–like when hackers stole millions […]