Breach Notification Delay: A Step-by-Step Timeline

June 25, 2020

Breach Notification Delay: A Step-by-Step Timeline

UHC/Blumenthal Nursing & Rehabilitation, one of the Choice Health Management Services facilities impacted by the breach.

Why are some breach notifications delayed for months? This week, a company that operates senior care facilities in North Carolina and South Carolina issued a statement offering a step-by-step explanation.

In a notification statement issued Tuesday, Choice Health Management Services says an undisclosed number of those who received treatment at 16 independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities - as well as employees and third parties associated with these facilities - were affected by an email security incident.

David Bailey, Director of Security Services at CynergisTek, contributes to this article, where he discusses the statement made by Choice Health Management Services, a company that operates senior care facilities in North Carolina and South Carolina, which issued a step-by-step explanation on why are some breach notifications delayed for months.

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