Health insurer WellPoint Inc. has settled a lawsuit that Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed last October alleging Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana did not notify 32,051 individuals in the state, or Zoeller, of a large breach of protected information in a timely manner.
The breach followed an upgrade around Oct. 23, 2009, to a Web site used to apply for individual health policies. The breach enabled personal health information submitted by consumers to be viewed on the site, including name, date of birth, address, Social Security number, telephone number, e-mail address, and health and financial information.
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