PA: Patients' medical billing records missing for 2 years (updated)

WFMZ reports:

Reading Health System has put hundreds of patients on notice about the disappearance of their medical billing records.

In a letter sent Tuesday to patients of the former Western Berks Internal Medicine, the health system’s chief compliance officer, Kathleen Wetzel, said that three boxes of medical billing records, from Jan. 2, 2009 through June 3, 2010, were taken from the practice, apparently in March 2012, and returned on March 24, 2014. 

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Update: Reading Health  notified HHS that 1,845 patients were notified of this incident.

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