Pioneer Valley Ophthalmic Consultants Data Breach
About the Investigation:
If so, your sensitive personal identifiable information may have been stolen!
Pioneer Valley Ophthalmic Consultants is a medical provider with three offices in Massachusetts. They use the services of a vendor named Alta Medical Management, a company which handles medical billing, insurance claims, and collections for medical practices. Recently, Pioneer Valley Ophthalmic Consultants discovered that Alta Medical Management had experienced security breaches to their internal computer system in 2021. Because Alta stored Pioneer Valley Ophthalmic Consultants patient records in their system, if you were a patient of Pioneer Valley Ophthalmic Consultants, your confidential data could be in the hands of hackers. The information stolen includes patient names, Social Security numbers, home addresses, bank card information, transaction histories, and medical records.
Data breaches are serious matters that can cause long term damage. Hackers break into networks so that they can steal your personal information to sell it on the dark web, commit identity theft, financial theft or other frauds.
How do you know if you were affected? If you received a letter from Pioneer Valley Ophthalmic Consultants notifying you that your personal information was impacted in the data breach, contact us to find out if you may be eligible for compensation!
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