Warning to Seniors: Personal Data of 254K Medicare Beneficiaries at Risk After Breach

Casey Harper reports that Congress finally got around to questioning CMS about a ransomware attack on Healthcare Management Solutions, a CMS subcontractor. The attack involved Medicare and Medicaid numbers.

Hundreds of thousands of Americans’ personal information is at risk after Medicare’s data was breached. Now, lawmakers want answers.

House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer, R-Ky., and House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., sent a letter demanding a range of documents and communications from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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