2,400 members’ info stolen, Kaiser Permanente says

Nereida Moreno reports:

A mail delivery truck carrying the personal information of 2,400 Kaiser Permanente members on the Inland Empire Health Plan was stolen last month from a parking lot in Santa Clarita, officials announced Friday.

Michelle Simms, a Kaiser Permanente spokeswoman, said the health care provider reported the theft to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s station in Santa Clarita. Officials believe the incident took place sometime between March 12 and March 14.

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So the vendor violated KP’s policies, it seemed. Will HHS investigate what KP does to monitor/audit its vendors for compliance?

So far, I don’t see this incident up on HHS’s public breach tool.

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