[ Wednesday, February 09, 2011 ]
Medical Identity Theft (non-Red Flags):
the FTC has issued an FAQ page
relating to medical identity theft, directed primarily at providers and insurers. It's a pretty worth-while effort, and I'd recommend you review it.
This gives some good examples of what can go wrong with medical identity theft. It's not overstating it to say that people can die because of medical identity theft. It's not all that common, but common enough, that I still encourage providers to implement a "Red Flags" ID theft prevention program, even though you may not be a "creditor" who is required to have such a program.
Jeff [2:23 PM]
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