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How to Identify and Take Action Against Medical Theft

Identity theft comes in many forms, and one of the most overlooked is medical theft. While most people associate identity theft with credit card fraud, medical theft has been quietly increasing every year, including a 22 percent spike from 2014 to 2015.

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How to Identify and Take Action Against Medical Theft

Identity theft comes in many forms, and one of the most overlooked is medical theft. While most people associate identity theft with credit card fraud, medical theft has been quietly increasing every …

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Real-Time Benefit Inquiry: A New Kind of Clinical Decision Support

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