First it was Anthem, then Premera, and now another major Blues plan—CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield—has been hacked and 1.1 million members in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are affected.
“Limited personal information was involved in this attack—for instance, no member Social Security numbers, medical claims information or financial information was put at risk,” Chet Burrell, president and CEO at CareFirst, said in a message to members. “While this reduces the chance that your personal information will be used improperly, we are nonetheless offering our potentially affected members two years of free credit monitoring and identity theft protection services in order to ease your concerns about possible unauthorized use of your personal information.”
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