Approximately 19% of Medical Identity Theft Victims Have Had Their Carriers Jeopardized While 3% Lost Their Jobs.

February 24, 2015 2:02 PM

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Approximately 19% of Medical Identity Theft Victims Have Had Their Carriers Jeopardized While 3% Lost Their Jobs.

Patients’ medical identity would be compromised when their PHI gets stolen. Furthermore, health providers are expected to abide by HIPAA standards or they be fined heavily besides damaging their reputations and put their patient’s security at risk.

According to the fifth annual Medical Identity study from the Ponemon Institute, there’s a rise in medical identity theft by 21.7% since 2014. The study was carried out to figure out how extensive this crime has been going on in the US and what are necessary safeguards healthcare providers, consumer...

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