Health Net

Yet another Health Net breach raises disturbing questions

More is starting to come out about the Health  Net breach involving missing server drives that we first learned of earlier today in a press release from CT’s Attorney General. His press release was followed by a press release from Health Net. Now a few more details have emerged: Kathy Robertson of the Sacramento...

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...

Health Net to pay Conn. $250,000 in settlement

Cara Baruzzi reports: Health Net will pay the state at least $250,000 and implement stronger consumer protections to settle allegations the insurer failed to secure medical records, financial information and other private data on more than 440,000 Connecticut members, state officials said Tuesday. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, who sued the company in the wake...

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...