Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating United Medical Centers regarding its recent data breach. The United Medical Centers data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT UNITED MEDICAL CENTERS:
United Medical Centers is a non-profit community healthcare center in southern Texas. Accordingly, United Health Centers offers family medicine, pediatric, dentistry, women’s health, podiatry, internal medicine, laboratory, radiology, immunizations, and pharmacy services. Originally founded in 1973 with a single physician, today, United Medical Centers has grown to employ over 40 physicians. Headquartered in Del Rio, Texas, United Medical Centers offers services at twelve locations in Kinney, Maverick, and Val Verde Counties. Additionally, United Medical Centers provides dental services in Del Rio and Eagle Pass, Texas. employs more than 200 individuals.
On or around July 26, 2023, United Medical Centers 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, United Medical Centers determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information on July 26, 2023. On October 27, 2023, United Medical Centers began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Medical information (e.g., diagnosis and treatment information)
- Health insurance information
If you received a breach notification letter from United Medical Centers:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the United Medical Centers 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 United Medical Centers;
- 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.