John Muir Health is more than just a name – our mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve with quality and compassion. We protect the information our patients entrust to our care, but we also understand that each member of the communities we serve face security and privacy risks outside of John Muir Health.
We want to help you protect yourself. Below are a few steps you can take to protect your personal information and the technology you use. A few easy steps can make all the difference.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is warning the public that scammers are offering fake “COVID-19 test” services to people in exchange for sensitive personal information.
The personal information collected could be used to fraudulently bill Federal health care programs and commit medical identity theft. If Medicare or Medicaid denies the claim for an unapproved test, the beneficiary could be responsible for the cost.
Here are Some Tips for How to Protect Yourself:
Source: US Dept of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General