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Refuah Health Center Data Breach

On Behalf of | May 31, 2022 | Firm News |

On April 29, 2022, Refuah Health System (NY) reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) a hacking incident that occurred between May 31, 2021, and June 1, 2021. Personally identifiable information (“PII”) and protected health information (“PHI”) of nearly 261,000 patients had been removed from the Health Center’s network. The PII and PHI included individuals’ full names and one or more of the following: Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, state identification numbers, dates of birth, bank/financial account information, credit/debit card information, medical treatment/diagnosis information, Medicare/Medicaid numbers (which may be identical to Social Security numbers), medical record numbers, patient account numbers, and/or health insurance policy numbers. The unauthorized access was not detected until April 2022 and patients were not put on notice of the incident April 29, 2022.

If you received a notification letter that your PI and/or PHI was impacted by the breach, Goldenberg Schneider, LPA would like to discuss your legal rights and options.

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