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On January 29, 2015, Anthem, Inc. (Anthem) discovered that cyber attackers executed a sophisticated attack to gain unauthorized access to Anthem’s IT system, and obtained personal information relating to individuals who were or are currently covered health plans insured or administered by Anthem, including the Advance Auto Parts medical plan.
The information potentially compromised may have included names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, health care ID numbers, home addresses, email addresses and employment information, including income data. Anthem has advised that there is have no reason to believe credit card or banking information was compromised, and that there is no evidence at this time that medical information such as claims, test results, or diagnostic codes were targeted or compromised.
Anthem has established a dedicated toll-free number that you can call if you have questions related to this incident, including whether your medical information may have been included in the breach. That number is 877-263-7995.
Anthem has also established a dedicated website (AnthemFacts.com) where individuals can access additional information, including frequently asked questions and answers.
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