Health Net

Maryland reports reveal yet more breaches

Thanks to the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, I just received copies of the 22 breach reports they received in January of this year. They’ll be sending me the rest of the reports received this year in the very near future. Looking through what they sent me, I see that we knew about the majority...

Health Net Settlement Leaves Physicians Unsettled

Cathryn J. Prince reports: Insurance giant Health Net’s historic settlement over a security breach leaves some area physicians unsettled. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal announced a settlement with Health Net and its affiliates for failing to secure private patient medical records and financial information on nearly 500,000 Connecticut patients. However, the settlement doesn’t address the...

Blumenthal suspects HealthNet disk was stolen

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says a missing disk containing confidential data on almost 450,000 Health Net patients in Connecticut may have been stolen, rather than lost. Blumenthal said today he is notifying federal criminal investigators, asking that they take a closer look into the matter. Health Net got into hot water with AG’s office...