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Cardiovascular Associates Data Breach Class Action Investigation

On Behalf of | Feb 20, 2023 | Firm News

Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach cases, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to Cardiovascular Associates.

Cardiovascular Associates is a medical group practice located in Birmingham, Alabama, that specializes in heart care. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Cardiovascular Associates, please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.


Cardiovascular Associates detected a cyberattack on its computer systems on December 5, 2022.[1] The forensic investigation determined from November 28, 2022, through December 5, 2022, certain files were exposed that contained sensitive private information.[2]

Cardiovascular Associates has disclosed the breach involves confidential and personal information, including:

  • Demographic information to identify and contact the patient, such as full name, date of birth, and address;
  • Social Security numbers;
  • Health insurance information, such as name of insurer/government payor and member ID, policy and/or group number;
  • Medical and treatment information, such as medical record number, dates of service, provider and facility names, other visit, procedure and diagnosis information, and possibly assessments, tests and imaging;
  • Billing and claims information, such as account and/or claim status, billing and diagnostic codes, and payor information;
  • Passport and driver’s license numbers;
  • Credit and debit card information; and
  • Financial account information.

Cardiovascular Associates did not report the data breach to the authorities and the affected parties until February 3, 2023.[3]



 If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in responding to the Cardiovascular Associates data 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.

[1] https://response.idx.us/cvainformation/

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