Health Data Breach Not Reported for Seven Months

January 27, 2020 Mayuri Kumar

A California healthcare provider took nearly seven months to report to regulators a phishing incident that exposed information on 200,000 patients. Security experts are analyzing whether the delay could be justifiable.

PIH Health, a regional healthcare network based in Whittier, California, says that it discovered in June 2019 a phishing incident that it eventually reported to the Department of Health and Human Services on Jan. 10, 2020.

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