Medical fraud is big business. With prescription drugs paying big on the street and doctors making prescriptions for certain medicines scarce, thieves need new avenues to get the drugs they want. Your medical identity is the right target and can cause you years of misery, along with poor medical service because of mismatched information from the thief. You know it is imperative to your financial health to keep your financial documents safe. What about your medical identity? If you haven’t heard this term, then keep reading. It is an identity thief’s paradise, and you will pay the price if yours is stolen.
Medical identity theft is the act of someone using your Medicare number, name, Social Security number, or other personal bits of information to submit a fraudulent claim to Medicare and other insurers without your authorization. Not only is this illegal, but if a thief’s medical information becomes intertwined with yours, your medical care can be significantly affected. Here are some steps you can take to prevent medical identity theft:
Don’t fret about someone abusing your medical identity. Take timely steps to secure your information. Crown Information Management offers many services to aid in securely and adequately destroying paperwork and computer hardware so that you can sleep better at night. Give us a call, and let’s work together to ensure your medical identity remains safe.
For secure, pest-free storage and easy and timely destruction of records, count on a SOC1 Level 2 Report,NAID AAA, and PCI Certified company. Call Crown Information Management at 800-979-9545 or contact us online to learn more about our document storage, destruction, and shredding services.
707 Avenue K Southwest
Winter Haven, FL 33880
1054 Reed Canal Road
S. Daytona, FL 32119
"*" indicates required fields