While individuals can’t do much to control someone hacking into their insurance company’s network, experts say there are ways to protect yourself from this costly and potentially life-threatening type of identity fraud. Healthcare-related data breaches and medical identity theft and […]

The victim lost much more than his financial information — his entire medical history was hijacked as well. The victim, Ronnie Bogle, lost much more than his financial information — his entire medical history was hijacked as well. Bogle lives […]

Thieves steal health insurance numbers to gain access to prescribed drugs, to see medical practitioners or to file claims with your health insurance provider. According to the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance, over two million Americans were victims of medical identity […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]