JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KSDK) - MO HealthNet is notifying more than 25,000 individuals that personal information may have been mailed to incorrect addresses by Infocrossing, Inc.
NewsChannel 5first reported in August MO HealthNet was notifying 1,357 individuals their personal information may have been mailed to incorrect addresses between Oct. 16, 2011 and June 7, 2013. The mailings were caused by a software programming errors, which has been corrected.
MO HealthNet says personal information that may have been mailed pertained to patient names, dates of birth, MO HealthNet ID account number, county name, phone number, and the last four digits of their social security numbers or the full social security number. The information mailed does not include medical or financial information.
In accordance with federal and state privacy laws, MO HealthNet says they have sent written notices to individuals affected by the mailings. If you receive a notification, you can call 877-309-0021 with any questions.
At this time, MO HealthNet is not aware of any reports of identity theft, but Infocrossing Inc. is offering affected consumers free credit monitoring services and enhanced identity theft consultation and restoration for two years.