Insurer glitch sends erroneous reports to 657 employers

Holly Fletcher reports:

A computer glitch at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee resulted in some member reports being sent to group benefit administrators. The breach did not include social security numbers, addresses, bank or financial information or health information.

Because of the glitch, 657 employers who have accounts with BCBST received information meant for other companies through the erroneous mailing of a report called the June 2017 Future Termination of Dependent Coverage.

In the report was member names, dates of birth, plan type and coverage dates, and member identification numbers for 2,100 people.

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