How many of your employees have had their medical identities stolen? Probably more than you think. Accenture reported this year that one in eight Americans have had their medical insurance information stolen during their lifetime, and its use puts your employees at tremendous risk. It’s the fastest growing form of identity theft, increasing by 20 percent year-over-year.
Stolen identities put your employees’ health at risk. Imposters who fraudulently receive medical care corrupt one’s medical records with false diagnoses, medications, allergies and more, from benign conditions to potentially fatal drugs and HIV diagnoses.
The average employee pays $2,500 to “clean up the mess” and restore their medical identity, in a process that takes about 100 hours over six month. The stress and distraction to employees is enormous. Fortunately, a new medical identity alert system can to do medical identity theft what reforms in the financial industry have done to protect credit cards.
This presentation will cover how medical identity theft is perpetrated, and how it has harmed employees in companies much like yours.
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