41 States Settle with AMCA Over 2019 Data Breach Affecting 21M Patients

Health IT Security

Jessica Davis

The Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau, d/b/a American Medical Collection Agency reached a with 41 state attorneys general, which could lead to a $21 million fine, to resolve a multistate investigation into its massive healthcare data breach from 2019.

The multistate coalition involved the attorneys general from Washington, DC, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, New Hampshire, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Rhode Island, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Idaho, North Carolina, Minnesota, and Michigan, and 22 others.

The AMCA security incident was by far the largest healthcare data breach that year, impacting...

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