Wino wrote:We have been asked to show our photo ID at the doctor's office for a couple years now. I don't know if they would turn a patient away if they didn't have one.
"In order to comply with the Federal Trade Commission's new identity theft prevention program requirements, we are asking patients ages 18 and over to show photo identification at check-in."
I've been to a doctor or surgery center 7 times since mid-April. not once was I asked for information to identify myself.
If I didn't have a card to identify my insurance provider, however, I wasn't getting past the front desk.