Blue Cross Blue Shield Association


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 14, 2010
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

15,000 (0 SSNs and financial information reported)

Breach Total Number: 
0
Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

An error in the quarterly address update process resulted in the mailing of approximately 15,000 individuals' protected health information to incorrect addresses. The information in the letters included demographic information, explanation of benefits, clinical information, and diagnoses. The returned mail was collected and the organization verified whether or not it had been delivered.