Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, LLC is investigating the potential filing of a data breach class action against Professional Business Systems, Inc. d/b/a Practicefirst Medical Management Solutions (“Practicefirst”) on behalf of patient victims resulting from a data breach involving sensitive personal information entrusted to Practicefirst.
On December 30, 2020, Practicefirst learned that an authorized actor copied information from Practicefirst’s system. Notably, Practicefirst did not report the data breach to affected individuals until July 2021, roughly 7 months after the breach occurred. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, three are 1,210,688 individuals affected by Practicefirst’s data breach.
WHAT DATA IS INVOLVED IN THE PRACTICEFIRST DATA BREACH?
The Notice of Security Incident posted on Practicefirst’s website states that the breach contained the following personal and/or protected health information:
- Date of Birth,
- Email Address,
- Driver’s License Number,
- Social Security Number,
- Laboratory and treatment information,
- Patient Identification Number;
- Medication Information,
- Health Insurance Identification and Claims Information,
- Tax Identification Number,
- Employee Username with password,
- Employee username with security questions and answers, and,
- Bank Account and/or Credit Card/Debit Card Information.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE BREACH FROM PRACTICEFIRST?
If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies related to the Practicefirst data security breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Terry Coates at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.
 I https://www.practicefirstsecure.com/security-incident