Health insurer WellPoint Inc. would provide 600,000 individuals "potentially" affected by a data breach two years of paid credit monitoring and identity theft protection services, and another five years protection to any individuals found to be a victim of identity theft or loss because of the breach, according to a preliminary class action settlement, HealthCareInfoSecurity.com reports.
The settlement, under which out-of-pocket reimbursements for losses would be capped at $1,500, is in addition to a recent settlement of a lawsuit that Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed on behalf of 32,051 individuals in his state.
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