A website error on Health-e-Arizona Plus, the eligibility portal for the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, revealed the name address, and last four digits of 2,632 Medicaid members' social security numbers on May 11, 2023.
In the first six months of 2023, more than 39 million Americans were impacted by breaches of...National News
According to new data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR), there was a slight decrease in the number of cyber attacks on health data, but the decrease was only enough to rank the year second worst of all time in the number of reported breaches.
The breaches peaked in October with...Arizona News
The incident happened in late February when PFC USA, which contracts with Summit Healthcare for the collection of unpaid account balances, detected and stopped a sophisticated ransomware attack. The unauthorized third party accessed and disabled some of PFC’s computer systems impacting around 1,400 individuals.
Federal law...National News
In what is possibly one of the largest breaches of medical system security in the nation, Universal Health Services (UHS) reported it was targeted by hackers running a ransomware scheme. This happens just as UHS is preparing to open behavioral health programming in partnership with HonorHealth in the Valley.
The news broke on Monday...Arizona News
Banner Health is finally paying up after a June 2016 cyberattack; the health system agreed to a $6 million settlement last month. The security incident was said to have impacted 3.7 million people and turned into a class-action suit in 2017 after 11 individually filed suits.
The settlement includes free insurance coverage for...