Springfield, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/21/2012 -- Medical insurance theft is one of the fastest growing problems in the United States today, especially because it is responsible for more than $30 billion in losses. The three most common medical ID thefts are financial medical identity theft, criminal medical identity theft, and government benefit fraud.
According to a Nationwide Insurance survey, 1.5 million victims of medical ID theft experience problems with their health, credit, and finances. More than 50% of those affected underestimate the time and money it takes to regain their medical identity: it can take between four to six months to resolve a case, as well as over $20,000 in fees. Individuals are encouraged to take all preventative measures necessary to reduce the risk of becoming a victim.
For years, individuals interested in safeguarding their medical identity have put their trust in one particular insurance Springfield company, S&S Insurance. S&S Insurance is dedicated to helping their clients create tailored insurance packages that fit their needs. Currently, the Springfield insurance company specializes in automobile, motorcycle/R.V./boat, home, farm, commercial, and umbrella insurance packages.
Recently, S&S Insurance expanded their services portfolio to include even more options for commercial business owners. The newest program offered by the Springfield MO insurance company, Data Breach Resolution Services, is designed to help protect businesses and their customers from events such as medical ID theft.
S&S Insurance’s Data Breach Resolution Services helps to protect businesses from the growing threat of medical ID theft by helping business owners determine the extent of the breach, taking precautionary measures to avoid further attacks, and taking swift action to fix the situation. In the event of a breach, S&S Insurance advises business owners about what legal actions to take as well as how to further protect their customers’ identities.
Additionally, the insurance Springfield MO agents of S&S Insurance are dedicated to educating business owners on how to avoid these attacks in the first place. As a part of Data Breach Resolution Services program, during client meetings, S&S Insurance agents share important tips with their clients on how to reduce their chances of becoming a victim of medical ID theft.
S&S Insurance invites clients to contact them to discuss any concerns about their services. Individuals seeking any type of insurance coverage from S&S Insurance can request a quote online or through an agent.
About S&S Insurance
S&S Insurance prides themselves on being able to propose tailored products and services based on their customer’s needs. The company’s agents listen to the needs of their clientele and educate their customers about the products that the company offers. Whether locally or nationally, S&S Insurance partners with their clients and other insurance companies to find competitive solutions for any individual’s personal or business needs. For more information, please visit http://www.ssinsurancemo.com