Secure On-Site Shredding
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Please shred your confidential information. Secure On- Site Shredding is a woman-owned business providing shredding services for the entire DFW area. Nationwide service is also available through our AAA NAID program.
* Hard drive shredding services are not AAA NAID Certified
Secure On-Site Shredding will customize a monthly shredding service for your company so your employees can focus on what they do best. We provide lockable containers to secure your documents, and schedule a truck for routine shredding service.
Michael Weatherford finally knows the name of the Columbus man charged with stealing his identity and using it to receive $345,000 in medical care at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center. But the South Carolina man, who has never set foot in Ohio, still has a lot of questions.
“How did this go on for five years? How did he pile up hundreds of thousands of dollars of debt without any questions?” Weatherford asked yesterday by phone.
Medical identity theft is a significant and growing problem in the U.S. health-care industry, said Louis Saccoccio, chief executive officer of the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association.He estimates that medical identity theft alone costs “tens of billions” of dollars a year. An annual study by the Ponemon Institute pegged the cost at $41 billion in 2012.
Larry Ponemon, founder and chairman of the Traverse City, Mich.-based research and consulting firm, said some hospitals hesitate to authenticate patients’ identity, lest it be viewed as a violation of privacy rights. “Very little authentication happens in a hospital setting,” Ponemon said, though he said some hospitals are beginning to look at the issue.
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