CM300x250
BLS_web_ad_300x250_V3B
Lock_Lord_Web_tile_IAPP-300x250-animated
Webcon_PA_300x250_ad_MARCH_2015-01

Government Executive reports on privacy advocates' concerns regarding a new Office of Personnel Management database designed to track federal employee health benefit plans. Advocates fear a new tool aimed at tracking and evaluating the quality and cost of services provided through the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, could put participants' personal information--including Social Security numbers, employment details, medical diagnoses and insurance coverage--at risk, the report states. Deven McGraw, director of the Health Privacy Project at the nonprofit Center for Democracy and Technology, suggested the database is not necessary, cautioning that it presents an opportunity for outside access to sensitive information.
Full Story

0 Comments

If you want to comment on this post, you need to login

Related