Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating PeakMed regarding its recent data breach. The PeakMed data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 27,000 individuals.
PeakMed is a membership based medical practice offering primary care, urgent care, and pediatric care. As a membership based medical facility, PeakMed provides healthcare services to its members for a flat monthly fee, giving them unlimited access to PeakMed services. As a direct primary care provider, PeakMed serves individuals as well as employers to obtain affordable healthcare without copays or deductibles. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, PeakMed has an additional location in Denver, Colorado and employs approximately 50 individuals.
On August 30, 2023, PeakMed 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 and acquired. Through its investigation, PeakMed determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information between July 24 and August 30, 2023. On October 27, 2023, PeakMed began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Financial account number
- Medical record number
- Health records
- Health insurance information
If you received a breach notification letter from PeakMed:
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 PeakMed 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 PeakMed;
- 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.