Only one week after Anthem agreed to pay $115 million to victims of its massive February 2015 data breach that affected 78.8 million individuals, the company faces another data breach discovered by a contractor, this time affecting about 18,500 of Anthem’s Medicare members.

LaunchPoint Ventures, which provides insurance coordination services to Anthem, learned in April that an employee likely was involved in identity theft activities. The contractor then hired a forensic firm to assess suspicious incidents.

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