New Name – New Identification Of Yourself. Reasons For Name Change

 

 

Name Change is a legal process when a person adopts a name different from their name of birth. The most common reason to channamege one’s name is usually when women get married or divorced, although it is not required by law. Some people just want to change their names because they don’t like them and they want a fresh start in their lives with a new name. There are also people who give name to their child and later feel necessary to change it. There are rare cases when people want to change their names after sex reassignment surgeries, because the new gender requires a new male or female first name.

idAfter changing your name, you must change it also on all forms of your identification:

  • your driver’s license
  • passport
  • social security card
  • bank accounts
  • credit cards
  • other important documents

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Medical Identity Theft: What Are The Reasons For This Fraud Crime? What Are Your Risks?

Medical identity theft is one of the fraud crimes that has increased over the past years in the United States. According to the Ponemon Institute 1.84 million people were victims of medical identity theft in 2013 with an estimated total cost of $28,6 billion.

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It is illegal to use a person’s identity or personal health information to receive health care services. Some people intentionally commit fraud against “themselves” by allowing uninsured people to use their health insurance to obtain care. This is called “Robin Hood” crimes and it constituted 30% of medical ID theft in 2013.

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There are different reasons for stealing someone else’s medical identity:

  • obtain prescription drugs to sell them
  • get free treatment
  • falsify or inflate treatment claims

 

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