U.S.A. — More than 1,000 Palm Beach Co. Health Dept. clients’ info breached

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From the Palm Beach Post news item:

…The list included names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, Medicaid numbers, phone numbers and medical record numbers of people who were clients of the health department.

O’Connor said its procedures require it to notify the clients before issuing a public notice about the breach.

It’s not the first time health department patients’ personal information has been breached.

On May 15, 2014 a former Palm Beach County Health Department clerk was sentenced to two years in prison for using her job to steal people’s identities to seek fraudulent tax refunds…

Read the full item at the link:
http://protectingyourpocket.blog.mypalmbeachpost.com/2016/04/11/medical-records-breached-in-palm-beach-county-health-department-says/

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