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Posted On April 29, 2022 Consumer Privacy & Data Breaches

Consumer Data Breach Notice: ARcare

NOTICE: If you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH letter from ARcare, 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 Alert

April 29, 2022 – ARcare reported a data breach after an unauthorized party was able to gain access to sensitive information stored on the company’s computer servers. As a result of the breach, the names, dates of birth, financial account information and Social Security numbers of certain individuals were compromised. On April 25, 2022, ARcare sent out data breach letters to those whose information was affected by the breach. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Arcare breach affected 345,353 individuals.

If you received a data breach notification, it is essential you understand what is at risk. The data breach lawyers at Console & Associates, P.C. are actively investigating the ARcare data breach on behalf of people whose information was exposed. As a part of this investigation, we are providing free consultations to anyone affected by the breach who is interested in learning more about the risks of identity theft, what they can do to protect themselves, and what their legal options may be to obtain compensation from ARcare.

What We Know About the ARcare Company Data Breach

According to an official filed by the company, on February 24, 2022, ARcare learned of a data security incident affecting its computer system. In response, the company secured its computer systems and launched an investigation to learn more about the nature and scope of the incident. On March 14, 2022, ARcare confirmed that an unauthorized party was able to access and potentially remove sensitive files from the ARcare network. The dates the unauthorized party had access to the system were between January 18, 2022 and February 24, 2022.

Upon learning of the unauthorized access, ARcare then sought to identify whether any parties’ sensitive information was contained in the affected files. On April 4, 2022, the company completed its review of the compromised files. While the breached information varies based on the individual, it may include your name, Social Security number, driver’s license or state identification number, date of birth, financial account information, medical treatment information, prescription information, medical diagnosis or condition information, and health insurance information.

On April 25, 2022, ARcare issued data breach letters to those whose information was compromised in the breach.

More Information About ARcare Inc.

ARcare is a non-profit health center based in Brinkley, Arkansas. The company was founded in 1986 and has since grown to include more than 70 clinic locations in Arkansas, Mississippi and Kentucky. ARcare is a federally qualified health center (FQHC) with discounted rates, meaning ARcare clinics treat patients with insurance, without insurance, as well as those who have insurance but insufficient coverage to cover the full cost of care. ARcare employs more than 700 people and generates approximately $102 million in annual revenue.

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