Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating UnitedHealthcare Services, Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The UnitedHealthcare data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT UNITEDHEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC.:
UnitedHealthcare is a health insurance company and subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group. Accordingly, United Healthcare offers a large variety of insurance services and health care products, including plans for individuals who qualify for Medicare and Medicaid coverage. Founded in 1977, United Healthcare has steadily expanded its operations in the years since by merging with and acquiring a large number of other healthcare and medical insurance companies. Today, UnitedHealthcare has connections to more than 6,200 hospitals, clinics, and care facilities across the globe. Headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, United Healthcare has an annual revenue of more than $400 billion, making it one of the largest companies by revenue, and the largest healthcare company, in the world.
Recently, UnitedHealthcare discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, UnitedHealthcare determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information. On October 13, 2022, UnitedHealthcare began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Health insurance information
- Medical information
If you received a breach notification letter from UnitedHealthcare:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the UnitedHealthcare data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by UnitedHealthcare Services, Inc.;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.