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Accession Number PB2013-100079
Title CMS Response to Breaches and Medical Identity Theft.
Publication Date Oct 2012
Media Count 25p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The objectives of this report were to: 1. To determine the extent to which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) response to breaches of beneficiaries protected health information met the notification requirements in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Recovery Act). 2. To assess CMSs response to medical identity theft involving beneficiary and provider Medicare identification numbers and the remedies it offers to beneficiaries and providers.
Keywords Beneficiaries
Breaches
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS)
Crimes
Identity theft
Medical information
Medicare
Patients
Protection
Providers
Risks


 
Source Agency Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
NTIS Subject Category 44T - Data & Information Systems
57E - Clinical Medicine
95 - Biomedical Technology & Human Factors Engineering
88B - Information Systems
62 - Computers, Control & Information Theory
92C - Social Concerns
Corporate Author Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC. Office of the Inspector General.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number N/A

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