Minnesota health plan email hack affects 4,806 members’ info: 5 details

UCare Minnesota, an independent nonprofit health plan, reported a data security event that affected patient details.

Five details:

1. The health system first identified uncommon network activity in April and after that discovered an unauthorized individual accessed some business email accounts on May 4.

2. After determining the incident, UCare altered e-mail account passwords and improved security for e-mail accounts.

3. On Sept. 1, the business understood several of the e-mail accounts that were breached might have included some safeguarded health info, including member names, birth dates, health care company names, diagnosis information and medical insurance member ID numbers.

4. The breach impacted 4,806 people details, according to HHS.

5. The business has no proof the information was misused.

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