Data breach prompts University of Pittsburgh Medical Center billing contractor to contact 25,000 patients
Kris B. Mamula reports:
Some 25,000 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) patients are being contacted by a Tennessee billing contractor following a data breach caused by a software bug that may have exposed names, addresses, social security numbers and other personal information.
Kingsport-based Intellihartx LLC, which provides UPMC with billing and collection services, is contacting UPMC patients by mail, offering complimentary credit monitoring and identity restoration services to anyone whose records have been used illegally.
Read more at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
As DataBreaches previously reported, Intellihartx (ITx Companies) recently notified the Maine Attorney General’s Office that it was notifying 489,830 patients of its clients that that it was one of the victims of the Fortra / GoAnywhere breach by Clop threat actors.