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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Medicaid clients’ data breached at Utah Department of Health

by Meredith Forrest Kulwicki and Zach Whitney
Salt Lake City Fox 13
Originally posted on April 4, 2012

The Utah Department of Health announced a data breach on Wednesday concerning Medicaid claims.

The initial breach appears to have happened on Friday, March 30 and information from 24,000 claims was accessed according to the Utah Department of Health (UDOH).

The server that was breached contained data related to Medicare claims.  Information such client names, addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers, physician’s names, nation provider identifiers, tax identification numbers and procedure codes may have been accessed said the UDOH.

The entire story is here.