Anthem Blue Cross Sent Emails With Personal Health Data in Subject Lines to Some Calif. Residents
On Monday, Anthem Blue Cross sent emails to some California residents with personal demographic information and recommended medical screening tests in the subject line. Kristin Binns, a spokesperson for Anthem Blue Cross, said the company is looking into the issue. It is not yet clear if a data breach notification will be required under California law.
- "Oops! Health Insurer Exposes Member Data" (Singer, "Bits," New York Times, 11/10).