A series of programming and printing errors resulted in Explanation of Benefits (EOB) letters being sent to the incorrect CarePlus Health Plan members, an organization spokesperson confirmed to HealthITSecurity.com. Approximately 11,200 individuals may have had their information involved in the PHI data breach. The disclosed information included member names, CarePlus Health identification numbers and plan names, date(s) of service(s), provider of services, services provided. Personal financial information and Social Security numbers were not included in the EOB letters. “To date CarePlus has no information indicating that any data has been inappropriately used,” the statement explained.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Health IT Security