Oscar Well being Plan of California has disclosed a mailing knowledge breach that impacted a “subset” of its members in late 2021.
The insurer mentioned Friday that it found the breach on or round Nov. 23 and believes the incident occurred between Oct. 28 and Nov. 16. The corporate discovered that mailers, which contained private info, have been misrouted to different Oscar members.
The mailers included info corresponding to members’ names, Oscar ID numbers, claims numbers, supplier info, dates of service, process names and plan names or affiliations. This info might have been considered by one other Oscar member who acquired the mailer, in line with the discover.
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“Oscar is dedicated to defending our members’ private info and we take our accountability very critically,” the corporate wrote within the launch. “If members have any questions or want to affirm whether or not they have been impacted by this incident, they need to contact Oscar instantly at 855-672-2755.”
In investigating the breach, Oscar decided it was attributable to a vendor printing error, which has been rectified.
Oscar mentioned it doesn’t consider that any member info has been misused, and the insurer is notifying any members who might have been affected. The discover doesn’t specify what number of members might have had their info uncovered.
Any mailings which will have been impacted have been re-sent, Oscar mentioned.