Data breach at US healthcare provider ARcare impacts 345,000 individuals


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ARcare, a US healthcare provider with facilities in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Mississippi, has admitted a data breach potentially affecting 345,000 individuals.
“On February 24, 2022, ARcare experienced a data security incident that impacted its computer systems and caused a temporary disruption to services,” reads a data breach alert published by ARcare, which provides discounted medical care in underserved communities via medical centers, pharmacies, and school-based clinics.
Potentially exposed data, which varied by individual, included “names, Social Security numbers, drivers’ license or state identification numbers, dates of birth, financial account information, medical treatment information, prescription information, medical diagnosis or condition information, and health insurance information”.