From The Executive Director

EMV is the Medicine for What is Ailing Healthcare

It is now time for the healthcare payments transformation to begin. It has been more than 5 years since the banking and retail industry started making the transition to EMV after fraud levels reached “critical condition.” Card sharing, forgery, and medical identity theft are stealing billions of dollars from our healthcare system. An EMV chip-enabled healthcare system opens the door for insurance companies to issue cards with the same EMV chip technology to strongly authenticate patients coming into medical facilities for treatment. My letter this quarter goes into more detail about the state of healthcare in the U.S., and offers some remedies. The newsletter also features updates on Alliance Councils, a profile of Leadership Council member First Data, a feature article on mobile identity authentication, and recent CSCIP and CSEIP recipients.

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