Lawmakers Press Tricare On SAIC Data Security Policy

Law360, New York (December 2, 2011, 9:18 PM EST) -- A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers asked military health care program Tricare on Friday about the security policies it had in place with contractor Science Applications International Corp. when the personal information of about 5 million patients was breached.

Reps. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass.; Joe Barton, R-Texas; Diana DeGette, D-Colo.; Cliff Stearns, R-Fla.; and Robert Andrews, D-N.J., sent a letter to Tricare Management Authority Director Jonathan Woodson related to the theft of backup tapes containing patient data recorded at Texas military treatment facilities for nearly two...
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