WebTPA Reports Breach Of Sensitive Information, S.S. Numbers

By Cara Smith / May 20, 2024 at 3:05 PM
WebTPA, a third-party administrator, detected a data breach on benefit plans and insurance companies that may have included Social Security numbers and birthdays. The cyberattack marks the third major health care data breach in recent months as lawmakers scramble to draft legislation and put pressure on regulatory agencies to prevent future cyberattacks. Meanwhile, Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (OR) recently told Inside Health Policy his office is drafting legislation to beef up HIPAA’s privacy protections to prevent future...

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