The Michigan Department of Community Health has notified more than 49,000 individuals that a server of the Michigan Cancer Consortium holding their names, birth dates, Social Security numbers, cancer screening test results and testing dates was hacked.

But the department does not consider the compromised data to be protected health information and did not notify local media or the HHS Office for Civil Rights, which enforces the federal health care privacy, security and breach notification rules.

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