Anthem data breach may affect Apple Health (Medicaid) clients and PEBB Program members
A national insurance company called Anthem has experienced a data security breach that may impact up to 80 million consumers.
For Medicaid: Amerigroup, one of Washington’s contracted managed care plans for Apple Health (Medicaid), is an Anthem partner. As a result, some Washington Apple Health (Medicaid) clients’ information may have been accessed through Amerigroup. This does not include any personal health information or credit card information. It may include Social Security numbers and contact information.
For PEBB Program: PEBB members who have Regence BlueShield (the Uniform Medical Plan’s administrator) and Premera Blue Cross (which serves PEBB retirees and Washington State residents enrolled in Medicare Supplement Plan F) who live or receive care in states served by Anthem providers may be affected. Find out more.
For more information, please visit www.anthemfacts.com. If you have questions after reviewing that website, you may email PrivacyOfficer@hca.wa.gov.
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