Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Feds crack down on medical ID theft and Medicare fraud

Security technology can do only so much, but it is still important.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Assistant Attorney General Tony West are urging seniors to take steps to avoid medical identification theft and Medicare fraud. As part of the Obama administration's ongoing effort to fight Medicare fraud, Sebelius and West unveiled at a Thursday press conference new information designed to help seniors and Medicare beneficiaries "deter, detect and defend" against medical identity theft.More