In lieu of the proliferation of data breaches across all sectors, but particularly in healthcare,  a Portland-based health insurer is offering what it says is deeper protection against medical ID fraud for members with the launch of its MIDAS alerts with ID Experts.

Moda Health members can sign up for the free program, which the company said will alert them via text or email “any time a claim is made against their identity.” Members can then approve the claim or flag it if they don’t recognize who or what is making the request. If fraud has occurred, ID Experts will work to resolve the matter. Read more