TennCare announces privacy breach impacting 3,300 members

WKRN reports:

TennCare, Gainwell Technologies LLC, and Axis Direct, Inc. announced a privacy breach impacting certain TennCare members in a joint statement on Monday.

According to the statement, around 3,300 Medicaid members in the state of Tennessee have been notified of a privacy issue that may have impacted their health information.

Gainwell, which runs the Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) for the state, notified TennCare of the issue on October 23. An investigation found that roughly 3,300 mailings sent out in late 2019 and 2020 may have been misaddressed and gone to the wrong person. Those mailings were managed by vendor for the state, called Axis Direct.

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