CMS: 75K Individuals Affected By Direct Enrollment Pathway Breach

By Amy Lotven / October 19, 2018 at 7:18 PM
CMS Friday (Oct. 19) revealed that its Direct Enrollment pathway that allows agents and brokers to enroll subsidy-eligible individuals into plans sold through has been breached, and is now temporarily disabled. The agency says that at this point it believes about 75,000 consumers may have been affected by the breach, which staff starting looking into over the weekend and confirmed on Tuesday (Oct. 16). CMS says it has deactivated agent and broker accounts associated with the incident, will implement...

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