Carrollton – On April 30, 2021, Wiseman Innovations, a technology vendor of Premier Patient Healthcare (“Premier”), discovered evidence indicating that a former executive of Premier and its contracted technology vendor obtained and accessed a file containing sensitive health information in July 2020, after the termination of their employment. Premier, in partnership with its contracted technology vendor, is completing an ongoing investigation and has reported the incident to the appropriate agencies. At this time, we have been unable to determine how the information was further handled or used after it was acquired.
The file contained information such as full names, age, date of birth, sex, race, county, and state of residence, and ZIP Codes of individuals. The file also included Medicare beneficiary information such as Medicare eligibility period, spend information, and hierarchical condition category risk score.
Premier has partnered with IDX, a consumer privacy platform, to answer questions and provide valuable information about the incident to affected individuals. Please call (833) 513-2613 or go to https://response.idx.us/premierpphc for assistance with any questions you may have and to learn how to protect your information.
Premier is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) located in Carrollton, TX, which works with Medicare healthcare providers to improve clinical outcomes.