Anthem Notifying 5,800 Doctors About Data Breach
Anthem Blue Cross of California is notifying about 5,800 physicians that PDF documents containing their Social Security or tax identification numbers were accidentally posted online for more than 24 hours in October. The documents were designed to help consumers find information about doctors in certain provider networks. Anthem is offering no-cost credit monitoring to affected physicians.
- "Docs Feel Brunt of Anthem Breach" (McCann, Healthcare IT News, 11/21).