Anthem Agrees to $16 Million Settlement Following Compromise of 80 Million Health Records

Anthem Agrees to $16 Million Settlement Following Compromise of 80 Million Health Records

Anthem, the second-largest health insurer in the US, will pay $16 million to the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights following a data breach that exposed the electronic protected health information (ePHI) of almost 80 million people. Anthem will also initiate a corrective action plan to include thorough risk analysis and regular reporting.

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