Medical Identity Theft: How to Protect Yourself

The phone call was terrifying -- a child protection services worker accused Anndorie Sachs of giving birth to a child that had tested positive for methamphetamine. "Panic, absolute panic," Sachs said. And then, confusion. Sachs hadn't given birth in more than two years. After investigating the phone call, the Salt Lake City mother of four realized she had been the victim of medical identity theft. Someone gave birth using Sachs' name and her medical insurance to pay for it. Authorities say...Full Story
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