Many people do nothing to prevent medical identity theft, largely because they don’t know how, according to a new survey report from the Ponemon Institute By Tom Sullivan, Editor, Government Health IT, September 12, 2013 Click here to read the […]

Many people do nothing to prevent medical identity theft, largely because they don’t know how, according to a new survey report from the Ponemon Institute By Jacqueline Lee, HealthTECH Zone, September 12, 2013 Click here to read the full article […]

Many people do nothing to prevent medical identity theft, largely because they don’t know how, according to a new survey report from the Ponemon Institute By Susan D. Hall, FierceHealthIT, September 12, 2013 Click here to read the full article […]

Medical identity theft affected about 1.84 million adults or their family members this year at a projected out-of-pocket cost to the victims of over $12 billion, according to a new report released today. Commentary by PHIprivacy.net, September 12, 2013

Medical identity theft is on the rise and hasn’t shown signs of slowing down anytime soon, according to a new report released Thursday. Conducted by privacy and security research firm Ponemon Institute, the report underscores the serious nature of medical […]

An estimated 1.84 million Americans have been victims of medical identity theft at one point in time, according to a new study by the Ponemon Institute. By Helen Gregg, Becker’s Hospital Review September 12, 2013

Medical identity theft is the act of using an individual’s name and identity credentials, including insurance information, to fraudulently obtain medical care or medicine as well as to submit bogus bills. A survey out Thursday asserts such activity is up […]

Medical identity fraud has increased nearly 20 percent compared to the year before in the U.S., affecting an estimated 1.84 victims and having a total out-of-pocket medical costs incurred by medical identity theft victims of $12.3 billion. By John DeGaspari, […]

Medical identity theft has become a national healthcare issue with life-threatening consequences; and is currently the fastest-growing type of identity fraud. The 2013 Survey on Medical Identity Theft sponsored by the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA) and conducted by the […]

New Research Reveals Medical Identity Theft is Up, Affects 1.84 Million U.S. Victims Ponemon report concludes consumers unaware of life-threatening dangers; Medical Identity Fraud Alliance launched to mobilize healthcare industry and empower consumers TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and WASHINGTON, D.C. — September […]