This video is part 5 of a 14-part WPF video series on health privacy and health information exchanges.

Medical Idenity Theft in Health Information Exchanges from World Privacy Forum on Vimeo.

Medical identity theft happens when your identity is used for acquiring medical goods or services in another person's name. The problem is that when this occurs, your medical files reflects a record of health care services or goods that you didn't receive. If your imposter has a different medical condition than you do, then your medical file can contain errors. One of the potential challenges with exchanging your medical records in a health information exchange is that if medical identity theft happens, the erroneous file can be spread much further afield through the HIE. This video discusses steps you can take if this happens to you.

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