PHI Compromised in CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens Break-ins

HIPAA Journal

Steve Alder

VS Pharmacy is alerting certain patients that some of their personal and protected health information has been lost following several incidents at its pharmacies between May 27, 2020 and June 8, 2020. During that time frame, several of its pharmacies were affected by looting and vandalism incidents. Unauthorized individuals gained access to several of its stores and stole filled prescriptions from pharmacy waiting bins. Vaccine consent forms and paper prescriptions were also lost and potentially stolen in the incidents.

The types of information compromised include names, addresses, dates of birth, medication names, prescriber information, and primary care provider information. No reports have been received to date to indicate there has been any misuse of customer information.

CVS Pharmacy has reported...

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