Anthem Blue Cross Posted Doctors' Social Security, Tax Info

Law360, Chicago (November 26, 2013, 9:35 PM ET) -- Nearly 25,000 California doctors had their tax identification numbers — and in some cases Social Security numbers — posted online by Anthem Blue Cross in a mishap last month, the health insurer said Tuesday.

Anthem, a Wellpoint Inc. unit that is one of the largest health insurers in California, displayed the sensitive information on its website for a 24 hours beginning Oct. 23 in a PDF document listing networks of Anthem providers, according to a statement from company spokesman Darrel Ng.

About 24,500 doctors had their...
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