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How Identity Theft Leaves You With Medical Bills
Identity theft doesn’t just mean that thieves can rack up bills for things like clothes, food and gas; a stolen identity or credit card can also result in huge medical bills for services that you never received. Resolving these bills […]
As cyber attacks rise, hospitals seek to protect medical records
Amid a flurry of cyber attacks in which hackers have demanded ransom payments from health systems, a top executive at Northwell Health met with FBI officials and federal prosecutors on Wednesday to discuss how law enforcement can help combat this […]
Henry Ford Health makes bold IT restructuring to secure IoT and medical devices
Security chief Meredith Phillips says the health system reorganized internally to more effectively manage and secure 60,000 medical and Internet of Things devices, and to strongly position itself to handle evolving threats, such as ransomware. Henry Ford Health System is […]
Henry Ford’s Meredith Phillips Named ‘PHI Hero’
Recognized for developing an innovative approach to data breach response. Meredith Phillips, chief information privacy & security officer at Henry Ford Health System in Michigan, was presented the PHI Hero Award at the 2016 PHI Protection Network Conference in Philadelphia […]
“PHI Hero Award” Presented to Meredith Phillips at 2016 PHI Protection Network Conference
Annual Award Honors Leaders Who Have Made Significant Contributions to Privacy and Security; Conference Addresses Cyber Threats and New Approaches to Safeguard Health Information. PHILADELPHIA — March 3, 2016 — Rising cyber risks and new threats to healthcare data require […]
You may be paying for medical bills that aren’t yours
A family in Cumming spent five months trying to figure out who got an MRI and stuck them with a $3,700.00 bill. The 11Alive Investigators discovered it’s up to you to clear those bad medical bills, and that could take […]
Report identity theft and get a personal recovery plan at IdentityTheft.gov
Millions of people are affected by identity theft each year. It might start with a mysterious credit card charge, a bill you don’t recognize, or a letter from the IRS that says you already got your refund — even though […]
FTC Announces Significant Enhancements to IdentityTheft.gov
One-Stop Website Offers Array of New Tools for ID Theft Victims; Free Recovery Plans Will Assist Consumers in Alerting Police, Credit Agencies, IRS. January 28, 2016 For the first time, identity theft victims can now go online and get a […]
Industry Association Seeks Answers to Medical ID Theft
Medical ID theft is a growing problem that needs greater attention in the industry so before it becomes an unmanageable problem. IDology, a software vendor enabling providers and insurers to validate the identity of a person not physically present, recently […]
IDOLOGY JOINS MEDICAL IDENTITY FRAUD ALLIANCE
Membership further enhances IDology’s position as an identity verification and fraud prevention solutions leader in the healthcare industry and enables collaboration as well as industry best practices development. IDology, a leader in multi-layered identity verification and fraud prevention solutions for […]
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Industry Wisdom on Medical ID Fraud
Healthcare Industry Wisdom on Medical Identity Fraud offers food-for-thought on how healthcare organizations can implement and improve their anti-fraud programs. The paper spans across a variety of topics including fraud management, health IT issues and patient authentication.
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Investments to Fight Medical ID Fraud
Healthcare Industry Investments to Fight Medical Identity Fraud looks at the types of investments and priorities the industry is making to detect, prevent and mitigate medical ID theft and fraud.
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Survey on Medical ID Theft
The Fifth Annual Study on Medical Identity Theft measures the prevalence, extent, and impact of medical identity theft in the United States to consumers and the healthcare industry.
Combating medical identity theft and fraud requires a focused public and private sector collaboration that unites thought leaders on this important topic.Rick Kam, President, ID Experts
Participation is open to all healthcare ecosystem stakeholders, including: health plans and healthcare providers; associations/consumer organizations; law enforcement and government agencies; academia and private research; and industry and technology service providers. Visit our Membership page or Contact Us.