Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Santa Clara Family Health Plan regarding its recent data breach. The Santa Clara Family Health Plan data breach involved sensitive protected health information belonging to over 276,000 individuals.
ABOUT SANTA CLARA FAMILY HEALTH PLAN:
Santa Clara Family Health Plan is an insurance company connecting individuals with health care providers. Located in San Jose, California, Santa Clara Family Health Plan serves individuals through both Medi-Cal and Cal MediConnect health insurance plans. Founded in 1997, Santa Clara Family Health Plan has been serving the Santa Clara County area for 25 years and provides service to over 320,000 individuals.
Recently, Santa Clara Family Health Plan discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. On March 30, 2023, Santa Clara Family Health Plan filed official notice of the data breach with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights. Though much information is still not known about the Santa Clara Family Health Plan breach, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ reporting guidelines require entities to report data breaches when they involve protected health information. Therefore, it is likely that the Santa Clara Family Health Plan breach included the protected health information belonging to over 276,000 individuals. Recently, Santa Clara Family Health Plan began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted.
If you received a breach notification letter from Santa Clara Family Health Plan:
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 Santa Clara Family Health Plan 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by Santa Clara Family Health Plan;
- 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.