Ohio Medicaid providers’ data may have been exposed from data breach

Update: This incident was subsequently reported to the Maine Attorney General’s Office as impacting 334,690. Keep in mind that those are providers, not patients. See Maximus’s notice to California here.

Kaitlin Schroeder reports:

A state contractor shared Monday that Ohio Medicaid providers may have had their personal data exposed a month ago when someone gained unauthorized access to an app.

Ohio Medicaid said on Monday it was notified by its data manager, Maximus, that it had a cybersecurity incident around May 17. This potentially exposed provider names, social security numbers, addresses, and other information.

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