United HomeCare Services, Inc., United Home Care Services of Southwest Florida, LLC

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 3, 2013
Fort Myers , FL
United States
Florida US

A total of 12,299 United HomeCare Services, Inc. clients were affected. Additionally, 1,318 United Home Care Services of Southwest Florida clients were affected. 

Records Breached: 


Breach Total Number: 
13 617
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net
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The January 8 theft of a billing manager's laptop resulted in the exposure of patient information.  It was stolen from the manager's car.  It contained client names, Social Security numbers, health plan numbers, dates of birth, and addresses dating as far back as 2002.  Some patients may have also had treatment service codes or diagnostic codes on the laptop.