Audit of the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange Uncovers 44 Unreported Data Breaches

HIPAA Journal reports:

An audit of Connecticut’s Health Insurance Exchange, Access Health CT, by the state auditor has revealed Access Health CT suffered 44 data breaches over the last 3.5 years that had not been fully reported and that sufficient steps had not been taken to safeguard sensitive data.

The Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange acts as a health insurance marketplace to reduce the number of state residents who do not have health insurance and to facilitate applications by low-income individuals for Medicaid coverage, as required under The Affordable Care Act.

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