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Medical Identity Theft

Managing Professional Risk | Patient Records, Charting, and Documentation Protocols
Medical Identity Theft
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According to Consumer Reports, there were an estimated 2.3 million cases of medical identity theft in 2014, up nearly 22% from the prior year. While that’s a staggering figure, in 2017, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reported that identity theft, not specifically medical identity theft, had dropped three percent from 2015 to 2016. The agency also reported that identity theft was ...