Attack on Billing Vendor Results in Massive Breach

November 28, 2018 Mayuri Kumar

North Carolina-based Atrium Health is notifying 2.65 million individuals of a data breach involving a cyberattack on databases hosted by a third-party billing vendor, AccuDoc. If details are confirmed by federal regulators, the incident would be the largest health data breach reported so far in 2018.

In a statement issued Tuesday, Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health - formerly called Carolinas HealthCare System - says certain databases containing billing information belonging to it and its managed locations may have been targeted in the attack on AccuDoc, which provides billing and other services for healthcare providers, including Atrium Health.

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