Thousands Of CalOptima Members’ Health Data Compromised
A departing employee took a flash drive with information on it, but returned it a few days later.
Orange County Register:
CalOptima Reports Breach Of Member Health Information
CalOptima announced Friday that the protected health information of thousands of its members could have been compromised when a “departing employee” took a flash drive containing the crucial information. According to a statement issued by CalOptima, the employee downloaded the data to a personal, unencrypted flash drive. The employee returned the flash drive to CalOptima within a couple of days, after being asked to, said spokeswoman Bridget Kelly. (Bharath, 10/14)