PHC 5/20 Update: Data Breach Notices Mailed
On May 18, 2022, Partnership HealthPlan of California (PHC) at last began mailing Data Breach Notices to affected current and former enrollees. PHC also posted a general copy of the Notice on its website.
A copy of the Data Breach Notice can be found here.
The Notice omits any mention that this data breach was the result of a Hive ransomware attack, nor does it inform affected enrollees that the group published details about their theft on the dark web.
(an excerpt of the PHC Notice found on the California Attorney General website, last accessed 5/21/22)
However, the Data Breach Notice does confirm that the compromised confidential and
personal data may include the following:
Social Security number
date of birth
Driver’s License number (if provided)
Tribal ID number (if provided)
medical record number
prescription and other medical information
health insurance information
member portal username and password
Twenty-four (24) months of complementary credit monitoring is being offered by Cyberscout.
The deadline for enrollment in 90 days from the date of the Notice.
A class action lawsuit has been filed.
If you received a Data Breach Notice from Partnership HealthPlan of California, and are concerned about this breach of your medical data and what your options are, contact us here.
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