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 United HealthCare (“UHC”). If you received a notice of data breach letter or email from United HealthCare, please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.
United HealthCare, a nationwide healthcare and health benefits company, annnounced in a recent statement that it experienced a data breach between February 19 and February 25, 2023. The company disclosed that it determined that customer information was impacted by the breach.
United HealthCare confirmed that an unauthorized party accessed its computer network between February 19-25, 2023. Healthcare providers are often targeted by hackers seeking the valuable personal information of their customers and patients. UHC disclosed that it detected “suspicious activity” on its mobile application that may have ultimately “led to the disclosure of member information.”
WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?
The unauthorized third-party that was able to access the private information United HealthCare was storing was reportedly able to access:
- First and last names;
- Health insurance member identification numbers;
- Dates of birth;
- Dates of service;
- Provider names;
- Claim information; and
- Group name and number.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE
UNITED HEALTHCARE 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 United HealthCare 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.