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Protecting Your Identity: How to Avoid Medical-Identity Theft

by Madison Jezioro

Apr 1, 2016 9:00:00 AM

640px_x_345px__Size_For_Blogs.jpgWe have all heard horror stories about someone finding thousands of dollars charged to their credit card for designer merchandise which that person had never even laid eyes on. What if you were to open your bank statement to find a massive amount of money gone for medical bills when you are a perfectly healthy individual? Medical identity theft is when a thief gets a hold of your health insurance information and uses it to obtain medical goods or services. A shocking 1.85 million people were victims of this theft last year. 

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Topics: Personal Safety, Crime Prevention, Identity Theft