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CMS’s Privacy Problem: Data Breaches, Medicare Numbers, and Inaction

Co-authored by: Cory Fox The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) recently published a report, CMS Response to Breaches and Medical Identity Theft (“Report”), which referenced 14 breaches of medical information by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), including Medicare numbers, affecting nearly 14,000 beneficiaries in the past … Continue Reading