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How the Recent Industry Cyberattack Impacts You

On March 7, 2024
Late last month, an apparent massive cybersecurity incident involving the potential theft of patient data – this could entail personally identifiable information, sensitive health information, and financial information -- and encrypted company files seemingly paralyzed one of the nation’s largest pipelines for healthcare payments and prior authorization processing. Impacting a substantial percent of Americans’ medical claims (billions of claims totaling over a trillion dollars per year), millions have been affected. But perhaps the worst part is that many don’t even know it – and won’t be aware until they need to visit their physician or refill a prescription and face new hurdles in getting their customary treatment.