Medical Identity Theft Is on the Rise—and Going Higher

Health Care

September 09, 2015
by Paul Johnson

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Forget Target and other big retailers. The real targets for today’s criminals are health care organizations. Earlier this year, an annual study published by the Ponemon Institute
and the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance highlighted the increasingly alarming rates of medical identity theft: Two million Americans were victims of medical identity theft in 2014, an astounding 22-percent increase from the previous year.

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