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Walgreens Health Initiative notifies Kentucky retirees of email transmission error

Stephanie Steitzer reports that names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers of roughly 28,000 state retirees were e-mailed without the required encryption to the Kentucky Retirement Systems by Walgreens Health Initiative, its pharmacy benefit provider. Affected retirees were notified by letter from WHI, who informed recipients that the mistake was “solely the responsibility...