medical identity theft

There is an epidemic of medical identity theft

USA Today Reports:1410548028000-AP_HEALTH_OVERHAUL_SECURITY_66573250
“Within the past few weeks we have seen the hacking of the Affordable Care Act’s as well as a massive data breach at Community Health Systems, a hospital chain with medical facilities in 29 states in which the records of 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems’ hospitals including names, addresses, birth dates and Social Security numbers were stolen Despite government assurances that the recent hacking of did not compromise the security of the personal information of enrollees and the hack was confined to a server that was not supposed to be connected to the Internet, many security experts continue to have doubts about the security of the website.”