North Mississippi Health Services reports MOVEit related data breach
Cadence Bank, a service provider for North Mississippi Health Services (NMHS) and its related entities, has reported a security breach that exposed the health data of Mississippi residents who received treatment at NMHS locations.
Cadence Bank was providing Lockbox services for NMHS.
Lockbox services, which are primarily handled by third-party agencies like banks, aim to streamline the collection of paper-based remittances and promptly update the accounts receivable documentation.
Following an in-depth analysis, Cadence ascertained that the personal details of NMHS patients might have been compromised. NMHS was informed of this on September 1 by Cadence. Both entities then collaborated to verify and ascertain valid addresses for the affected parties, concluding their review on October 18.
The compromised data could encompass
Not every individual had all these data points exposed. As of now, Cadence hasn't identified any fraud or identity theft related to this breach. The number of affected individuals is not disclosed.
Those impacted by this breach will receive written notifications. Additionally, NMHS will publish details about this event on their website at https://response.idx.us/MOVEitincident2023.
Cadence is offering free identity protection services to individuals whose critical data might have been exposed.