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 Highmark.
Highmark is a health insurance company located in Pittsburgh that operates insurance plans in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and West Virginia. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Highmark, please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.
Highmark detected a cyberattack on its computer systems on December 15, 2022. The forensic investigation determined from December 13, 2022, through December 15, 2022, files and employee mail accounts were exposed that contained sensitive private information.
Highmark has disclosed the breach involves confidential and personal information, including:
- full names,
- Social Security numbers,
- phone numbers,
- email addresses,
- financial account information,
- insurance group names,
- insurance identification number,
- claims or treatment information,
- dates of services,
- procedure information,
- prescription information, and
- other medical information and health insurance information.
HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?
Highmark did not report the data breach to the authorities and the affected parties until February 13, 2023. In total, the data of at least 300,000 individuals was compromised in the breach.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE HIGHMARK 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 responding to the Highmark 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.