Boston, MA
Sheraton Boston Hotel
Sep. 11-13, 2017

Healthcare Industry Wisdom on Medical Identity Fraud

September 12, 2017
2:40pm - 3:10pm
Constitution B

Medical identity theft is on the rise and hackers are being more creative than ever about obtaining personal medical information. And with good reason: it’s lucrative. In the United States, medical identities are 20 to 50 times more valuable to criminals than financial identities, and according to, it costs victims of medical identity theft $22,000 to resolve the crime.

This session shares a collection of expertise by anti-fraud experts to help healthcare organizations better understand how to deal with medical identity fraud. Attendees will learn what a healthcare organization or business associate should consider when building or fine-tuning their anti-fraud programs.

Key points include:

  • The changing landscape within the healthcare sector that may contribute to medical ID fraud.
  • Current and forward-looking fraud management practices.
  • Identity proofing.
  • Fraud mitigation planning.


Ann Patterson

Executive Director
Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA)

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