Change Healthcare

Jul 1, 2024 1 min read
Change Healthcare

The ransomware attack on Change Healthcare, which was first reported on February 21, has sent ripples through the healthcare sector, with the financial impact estimated to reach up to $1.6 billion by UnitedHealth, the parent company of Change. The attack compromised sensitive data, leading to widespread repercussions for healthcare providers and patients alike. Despite reassurances from UnitedHealth Group to assist in notification processes and to handle the administrative burdens arising from the breach, healthcare providers are seeking clearer guidance from OCR to confirm reporting responsibilities under HIPAA. The breach has caused significant distress within the healthcare community due to the uncertain liabilities and the continuing struggle to recover from the financial and operational fallout.


"id": "cha428070124",
"linkid": "changehealthcare",
"type": "Ransomware",
"date": "02/2023",
"severity": "100",
"impact": "4",
"explanation": "Attack with significant impact with customers data leaks"

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