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Posted On June 13, 2022 Consumer Privacy & Data Breaches

Data Breach Alert: MCG Health LLC

NOTICE: If you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH letter from MCG Health LLC, contact the attorneys at Console & Associates at (866) 778-5500 to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential Case Evaluation form here.

Data Breach AlertJune 13, 2022 – MCG Health LLC reported a data breach after the company was targeted in a recent cybersecurity attack. As a result of the breach, the names, Social Security numbers, medical codes, postal addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, dates of birth, and gender of certain individuals were compromised. MCG Health has not stated how many individuals were impacted. On June 10, 2022, MCG Health sent out data breach letters to those individuals whose information was affected by the breach.

The data breach lawyers at Console & Associates, P.C. are going to begin interviewing victims of the breach to determine what damages they sustained and what legal claims may be available to them. If you recently received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH from MCG Health LLC, contact us at (866) 778-5500 to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential contact form for a free case evaluation.

Below is a portion of the letter that MCG Health LLC sent to individuals affected by the data breach:

To Patients and Members of MCG Customers,

MCG Health, LLC (“MCG”) provides patient care guidelines to health care providers and health plans. This notice concerns a recent data security issue at MCG that may involve certain personal information of our customers’ patients and members.

MCG determined on March 25, 2022 that an unauthorized party previously obtained certain personal information about affected individuals that matched data stored on MCG’s systems. The affected data included some or all of the following data elements: names, Social Security numbers, medical codes, postal addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, dates of birth and gender.

Upon learning of this issue, MCG took steps to understand its nature and scope. A leading forensic investigation firm was retained to assist in the investigation. Additionally, MCG is coordinating with law enforcement. MCG has deployed additional monitoring tools and will continue to enhance the security of its systems.

We regret any concern this issue may cause. MCG is alerting affected individuals about this issue so they can take steps to help protect their information. Affected individuals are entitled under U.S. law to one free credit report annually from each of the three nationwide consumer reporting agencies. To order a free credit report, visit www.annualcreditreport.com or call toll-free at 1-877-322-8228. We encourage affected individuals to remain vigilant by reviewing their account statements and monitoring their free credit reports. The Reference Guide below provides recommendations by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on the protection of personal information.

We hope this information is useful. For more details about this issue, please call 1-866-475-7221 Monday – Friday, 6 am to 8 pm PT; Saturday – Sunday, 8 am to 5 pm PT.

NOTICE: If you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH letter from MCG Health LLC, contact the attorneys at Console & Associates at (866) 778-5500 to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential Case Evaluation form here.