The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law that provides baseline privacy and security standards for medical information. The U.S. Read More
In California, can a background check reveal information about my workers’ compensation claim history?
Yes, it can. When an employee’s claim goes through the state system or the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB), the case becomes public record. Read More
It is a good idea to get a MIB report if you’re applying for private life, long-term care or disability insurance. MIB reports contain medical and prescription drug history information and may affect the the price you pay for insurance (or even your ability to get it).Read More
A Social Security number can be used to steal your identity (commonly called identity theft) to commit fraud, open new credit and bank accounts, get medical care/other benefits and obtain employment.Read More