Medical Records

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Insurer That Runs Blue Cross Blue Shield Hacked

The FBI is investigating the hacking of one of the nation’s largest health insurers. Anthem runs Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in more than a dozen states. The company discovered last week that hackers accessed as many as 80 million customer records.

02/05/2015

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Lawsuit: Accretive Health Inc. Broke Patient Privacy Laws

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is suing Accretive Health Incorporation, a debt collection agency. It stems from an incident last year when someone stole a laptop with medical information for more than 23,000 North Memorial and Fairview patients.

01/19/2012

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Recycled Medical Records Used As Scrap Paper At School

Detailed medical information discovered on the back of a first-grader’s school drawing sent Minneapolis school officials scrambling.

11/17/2011

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Fairview Reports Missing Medical Records For 1,200 Patients

Fairview Health Services announced Wednesday that it is scrambling to locate a missing box, which contains medical records for about 1,200 patients.

04/13/2011

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Minn. Lawmaker To Introduce New Medical Records Bill

On Monday, a Minneapolis lawmaker will introduce a bill that could answer a recent mystery surrounding Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

02/05/2011

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