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The millions of people are sharing of personal health information and they don't even know it.
It turns out when you enroll in some pharmacies customer loyalty programs you know use your card and then you get a discount or whatever.
You waive your right to privacy.
I don't know that experts warn every time you swipe one of those little cards or information could become available -- the highest bidder.
The Fox Business network's Gerri Willis is on this and she joins us now where is all this information to.
This is the card you're talking about right here in this or that is might CBS card of what happens is when -- start using at the marketers can track you all over the store they know exactly what you're buying -- privacy experts tell me.
That this information even your pharmaceutical -- prescription drug and is being sold every single night.
Now here's -- guess there's a marketers they buy -- employers quiet.
Doctors hospitals obviously -- -- but it goes to data clearing -- if you're applying for a job somewhere you're hoping they don't find out about the fact that you've failed your pre cancer screening forget that they might find out that they might buy this information.
So my question was how much -- this information worked here's what doctor peel from Privacy Rights Clearinghouse told me.
Cost about somewhere between fifty cents on the dollar to get a Social Security number.
But your medical records identifiable.
Diabetic patient records can be bought for fourteen to 25 dollars each.
So this isn't lost on identity thieves who have targeted this is their next big area.
His kids find money to steal money and to make money aren't -- rules for the screw things yeah there are -- but nobody pays attention to -- this.
Health and human services recently conducted not that they found the vast majority of the people they -- -- hospitals physicians offices.
Aren't paying attention to these roles.
Because they don't know what they don't have time to worry about this I we're going to be covering this all week long.
Tomorrow -- medical identity theft on the Fox Business Network talking about this issue.
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