Yet another breach due to envelope windows?! CVS Caremark exposes patients’ HIV status in mailings

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Aug 312017
 

I can almost hear Yogi Berra saying, “It’s deja vu all over again.”   Lou Chibbaro Jr. reports: CVS Caremark, a division of the CVS pharmacy and healthcare company, abruptly discontinued a mailing last week to patients in Ohio receiving HIV-related […]

Insurer’s mailing to customers made HIV status visible through envelope window

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Aug 252017
 

Erin Mershon reports that a mailing error by health insurer Aetna exposed sensitive information: Thousands of people with HIV received mailed letters from Aetna last month that may have disclosed their HIV status on the envelope. The letters, which Aetna […]