Medical Identity Fraud Alliance Ramps Up Operations MIFA Installs New Board, Hires Staff and Launches Initiatives Washington, DC, May 6, 2014 – The Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA) announced it is moving from development to operational status, which includes installing […]

When it comes to medical identity theft, more than your money is in danger: This type of fraud could cost you your life. Receiving the wrong blood type, being misdiagnosed, or getting a prescription in error because a fraudster’s medical […]

Identity theft doesn’t just hit your wallet. It can jeopardize health insurance and medical care. The odds of your becoming a victim of identity theft are greater than ever. The number of consumers whose information was compromised in a recent […]

The Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA), a public/private sector effort that acts as the intersection between industry, government and consumers announced today that Clearwater Compliance, LLC has joined the organization as a Founding Member. MIFA is focused on developing best […]

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris released guidelines on Thursday to help prevent medical identity theft, including tips and recommendations for the health care industry, providers and consumers. “Medical identity theft has been called the privacy crime that can kill,” Harris […]

The 2013 Survey on Medical Identity Theft conducted by Ponemon Institute revealed some stark medical identity theft issues and offered some tips to patients looking to avoid identity fraud, but there was useful information for healthcare organizations trying to reduce […]

Identity theft is the fastest-growing crime in America, and the theft of medical identities is a key part of the problem. Once a crook has that insurance card, Medicare or Medicaid number, investigators say, it is fairly simple to bill […]

With all of the debate in the US about Medicare and health insurance changes, it’s easy to overlook one big national healthcare issue that has life-threatening and hefty financial consequences: medical identity theft. By Info Security Magazine, September 16, 2013 […]

Identity theft is the fastest-growing crime in America, and the theft of medical identities is a key part of the problem. Once a crook has that insurance card, Medicare or Medicaid number, investigators say, it is fairly simple to bill […]

Medical identity theft is putting the lives of patients at risk, according to NBC News. When an individual fraudulently uses the personal information of someone else to receive medical services or prescriptions,a patient’s privacy is not only violated, but their […]