Independent Health mistakenly emailed information on 7,600 members
Tracey Drury reports:
Protected health information on more than 7,600 Independent Health members was accidentally emailed to a member in March, a breach that violates federal privacy laws.
The Amherst-based health plan told members that an employee inadvertently emailed documents containing their information on March 19 to an unauthorized recipient who happened to be an Independent Health member.
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