The woman was promised $100 per billing record which contained the names, birth dates and Social Security numbers of patients, which could be used to steal identities.
"A woman who worked in a doctor's office...has been charged with fraud for allegedly giving out personal information of patients."It is unclear when the identity thefts took place or who discovered them. Healthcare organizations seeking proactive detection of identity theft and data privacy breaches can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- Federal Complaint, US District Court for Eastern Michigan
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(a) Woman charged with fraud for allegedly releasing personal patient information - www.ClickOnDetroit.com, 08/06/2014