Healthcare Providers Affected by Email Account Breach at Payment Processing Vendor

HIPAA Journal

Steve Alder

Lafayette, LA-based Provider Health Services, Paragould-based Arkansas Methodist Medical Center, and Miami, FL-based lntelliRad Imaging have announced they have been affected by an email security breach at one of their business associates.

All three entities have a lockbox service with IBERIABANK to collect and process payments. IBERIABANk uses Technology Management Resources, Inc. (TMR) as a third‐party lockbox service provider for capturing and processing payment data for the lockbox. TMR discovered on July 3, 2020 that one of its employee’s email accounts had been accessed by an unauthorized individual, and that individual may have accessed or exfiltrated images containing protected health information.

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