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Senators Unhappy With HHS Answers on Medical Identity Theft
HHS doesn’t have a clear strategy for combating medical identity theft, a Senate HELP Committee staffer said Feb. 1. The Department of Health and Human Services explained its efforts to combat medical identity theft in a Jan. 20 letter to […]
Senators’ Concerns Over Medical ID Theft Sparks Call for ACA Change
Lawmakers’ renewed interest in fighting medical identity theft has one group calling for an end to the ACA’s cap on fraud-prevention programs. Members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee aren’t satisfied with the HHS’s current plan […]
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 […]
Stakeholders Question Efficacy of New Cybersecurity Law, HHS Task Force
A soon-to-be-convened HHS task force and its forthcoming report on cybersecurity mark a step toward strengthening privacy and security in health care, but it might have been the wrong one to take, some experts say. “The industry already knows what […]
MIFA’s Ann Patterson named among top influencers in health infosec
The Influencers 2016: Top 10 Influencers in Health InfoSec HealthcareInfoSecurity announces its fourth annual list of top influencers, recognizing leaders who are playing significant roles in shaping the way healthcare organizations approach information security and privacy. Each of these influencers […]
This growing form of fraud is harder to detect quickly—and the effects may be more than financial. You’re cautious about protecting debit and credit card information, but what about your health insurance information? If you share details about medical procedures […]
Medical ID Theft Suspect Arrested, Accused of Impersonating Long-Lost Brother
After an eight-month investigation, local authorities arrested and extradited Gary Wayne Bogle, charging him with 10 felony counts of false impersonation for using his brother’s identity to receive medical treatment. The nightmare is nearing an end for Santa Clara county […]
Experian Data Breach Resolution releases its third annual Data Breach Industry Forecast
Global cyberconflicts, more hacktivism and disruptions during the presidential campaign are some possible issues on the horizon in 2016. As the data breach landscape continues to evolve, companies must try to stay ahead of the curve and be prepared to […]
Getting Ready For HIPAA Audits In 2016 – Are you Ready?
HIPAA audits are coming, and a lot of unprepared providers are going to be caught with their pants down. The audit mandate, an extension of the HITECH Act, means that any provider subject to HIPAA standards is also subject to […]
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