[BreachExchange] Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories alerts 114, 000 customers of data breach

Destry Winant destry at riskbasedsecurity.com
Thu Aug 29 01:14:15 EDT 2019


Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories is the latest company to alert
customers that their data may have been exposed in a data breach at
American Medical Collection Agency, according to the HIPAA Journal.

The diagnostic company has notified 114,000 patients of the data
breach. AMCA alerted Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories June 3 that
some patients' data had been exposed due to the hacking of a web
payment portal.

Customer data that may have been affected included names, dates of
birth, dates of service, names of lab or medical service providers,
referring physicians' names, balance owed and other medical

No Social Security numbers of lab test results were affected. A few
individuals also may have had their financial information exposed.
Since learning of the data breach, Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories
has stopped doing business with AMCA.

Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories is the 23rd company to be connected
to the AMCA data breach, reports the HIPAA Journal. Nearly 25 million
patients have been impacted.

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