OR: DHS sends private info to wrong person

Chris Holmstrom reports:

In December, a woman received a Cover Oregon application meant for another person. It contained personal information and medical history.

But this week that same woman received highly confidential information meant for someone else from the Department of Human Services.

Both packages were addressed to her PO Box in Dallas.

“This woman’s entire life is in here, you know? And her kids, her kids’ Social Security numbers are in them,” Kenna told KOIN 6 News. She asked that her last name not be used. “It’s very extensive.”

Among the information in the DHS packet: bank account number, driver’s license number and the names of doctors, medical care, Medicaid information policy numbers.

Read more on KOIN.

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