TITLE

Keep Your Medical Info Private

PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
Consumer Reports on Health;Sep2015, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the increase in medical identify theft where personal data from health insurers, doctors' offices and hospitals can be used to steal money, products and services. Topics discussed include some strategies to secure one's medical information such as sharing personal data cautiously at the doctors' offices and hospitals, avoiding giving personal information by phone and checking statements and other communications from health insurers and health care providers.
ACCESSION #
108376232

 

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