A Consumer Checklist for Medical Identity Theft
Medical identity theft is a fast-growing and lucrative form of identity theft. The Journal’s July practice brief offers guidance on how HIM professionals and others can work together to prevent, investigate, and mitigate the damage that such theft causes.
The brief also offers a downloadable checklist for individuals who have been the victims of medical identity theft. The checklist includes steps consumers can take in response to a theft, including contact information for appropriate agencies they can notify.