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Michigan Attorney General urging residents to take precautions after medical data breach

In state news, Michigan Attorney General, Dana Nessel and the Department of Insurance and Financial Services are urging residents to take extra precautions after a major medical data breach.

Wolverine Solutions Group, a Detroit–based service acting on behalf of hundreds of health care companies, was the victim of a malware breach as early as September of 2018.

Compromised information is thought to include names, addresses, dates of birth, social security numbers, medical records and more.
More than 600,000 Michigan residents may have been impacted by the breach. Patients affected could include customers of Blue Cross Blue Shield, Health Alliance Plan, McLaren Medical Group, Three Rivers Health, and North Ottawa Community Health System.

The company says it has notified all compromised individuals by mail.

For further information regarding the breach, contact the wolverine solutions group hotline, at (877)322–8228.