Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach cases, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data exposed by United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley, including patients’ dates of birth, Social Security number, diagnosis information codes, provider and facility, treating physician, patient reference number, medication information, medical record number, financial account information, passport number, driver’s license information, health insurance policy number and information, care plan and allergy information and electronic signatures. United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley has many locations in California. If you received a notice of data breach from United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley, please contact us as soon as possible so we may discuss your legal rights with you.
According to the Notice of Data Security Incident United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley sent to the California Attorney General on August 28, 2021, United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley discovered that it experienced “technical difficulties in a disruption to certain computer systems.” Upon investigation, United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley determined that the data breach occurred between August 24, 2021 and August 28, 2021. However, United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley did not notify the California Attorney General until August 2022 – a full year after the data breach occurred.
WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?
United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley stated that the following private information was included in the data breach,
- dates of birth,
- Social Security number,
- diagnosis information codes,
- provider and facility,
- treating physician,
- patient reference number,
- medication information,
- medical record number,
- financial account information,
- passport number,
- driver’s license information,
- health insurance policy number and information,
- care plan and allergy information, and,
- electronic signatures.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE UNITED HEALTH CENTERS OF THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DATA BREACH?
If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to the United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley Data Breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorneys Dylan Gould or Terry Coates at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.