Leading States for Identity Theft and What Texas is Doing about It

many states are taking important steps to protect their residents. Among these steps are stiffer penalties, imposing sanctions and fines on careless companies and providing their residents with many tools necessary to correct the errors that identity theft has caused, both to their credit, medical or even in some cases criminal records. . .

Don’t Become In”Patient” with Your Medical Records

Why would someone steal a medical identity? There are generally two reasons. One motivation for medical identity theft is when a person without insurance needs a surgery or prescription drugs and sees your insurance as free ticket. Another motivation for medical identity theft is the money, sometimes millions, which thieves can collect in false medical claims. Victims of medical identity theft can be left unpaid medical bills and ultimately ruined credit.