2016 Healthcare Industry Wisdom on Medical Identity Fraud Healthcare Industry Wisdom on Medical Identity Fraud is a collection of expertise by anti-fraud experts to help businesses within the healthcare industry better understand how to deal with medical identity fraud. It […]

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 […]

2015 Healthcare Industry Investments to Fight Medical Identity Fraud MIFA conducted a survey of its members and associates to better understand investments the healthcare industry is making to detect, prevent and mitigate medical identity theft and fraud. Analysis of the […]

MIFA founding member ID Experts, has released the study Fifth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy and Security of Healthcare Data, which reveals a shift in the root cause of data breaches from accidental to intentional. Criminal attacks are up 125% […]

2014 Fifth Annual Study on Medical Identity Theft The 2014 Fifth Annual Study on Medical Identity Theft measures the prevalence, extent and impact of medical identity theft to consumers and the healthcare industry in the United States. The study was sponsored by […]

Look for more attacks on the cloud, continued vulnerability in the healthcare industry and the Internet of Things as an emerging breach target, among other trends in 2015. COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Preventing and managing data […]

MIFA founding member Experian, has released the study Risks & Rewards of Online & Mobile Health Services: Consumer Attitudes Explored, which examines consumers’ perceptions about sharing their personal information when using online health services and mobile apps. Read the full […]

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 […]

Today, very few professionals or consumers are aware of medical identity theft and its' potential for harm. Policy decision-makers, organizations that hold Protected Health Information (PHI), law enforcement, regulatory agencies and consumer facing groups now have an opportunity and obligation to bring this serious societal problem to the forefront and work together to protect the public.