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Saturday, October 12, 2013

Medical Identity Theft: Ins and Outs

Medical identity theft is the deadliest form of identity theft--and I say this without hyperbole or exaggeration. When financial gain is the general motivation for stealing medical information, insurance cards, records, etc., the crime is a form of account takeover fraud. Medical identity theft--the real kind--occurs when the thief's motivation is obtaining medical procedures or healthcare.