The personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI) of certain current employees and listed dependents/beneficiaries as well as individuals who sought treatment or services from Southwest Health Center was compromised due to a data breach. The breach was discovered on January 11, 2022 but was not reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (U.S. Dept. of H&HS) until July 5, 2022….the same date letters were sent to affected individuals and a post was created on the Center’s website. The compromised PII and PHI includes dates of birth, Social Security numbers, driver’s license or state identification card numbers, financial account numbers, medical information, and/or health insurance information. According to a notification submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 42,142 individuals were affected. If you or a family member received a notification letter from Southwest Health Center (or you are concerned that you may have been affected by the breach) and would like additional information about your legal rights, we would be pleased to discuss the matter with you. You can contact the attorneys at Goldenberg Schneider, LPA by calling (513) 982-1569 or completing the form below.
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