Entries for February 2015

To our valued clients;  Recently Anthem was a victim of an external cyber attack which allowed the attackers access to protected information of many current and past Anthem members. The information exposed includes name, address, member ID's, social security numbers and employment information. Anthem is now offering identity repair assistance and credit monitoring services to current and  former (dating back to 2004) members. Th... Read more
Employer Shared Responsibility Provision, a.k.a. “Pay or Play” The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released the 2014 forms and instructions to be used in reporting health insurance coverage offered by applicable employers, and minimum essential coverage by insurers and employers of self-insured plans.  Employers should become familiar with the reporting requirements and update their systems and processes in order to start tracking the required data for t... Read more
Joseph R Swedish, President and CEO of Anthem, Inc. revealed on February 4, 2015 that Anthem has been the victim of an external cyber attack. As a result the attackers obtained access to protected information of many current and past Anthem members, including those of Anthem Ohio, Anthem Kentucky and Anthem Indiana. The information obtained includes name, address, member ID’s, social security numbers and employment information. The data did not include credit card ... Read more