Identity theft can be a nightmare. If somebody steals your credit card and makes purchases in your name, you may spend hours on the phone with banks and credit agencies trying to restore your financial reputation. But medical identity theft can be even worse. Victims lose more than just money; their very lives may be at stake.
Consumers are justifiably worried about their credit cards, but they seldom think about something else in their wallet: the insurance card that their health plan requires them to carry.
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