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Special Notice February 2015: Anthem had a breach of personal information recently and Ohio members were potentially affected by the breach.

The following are facts that we know at this time.

  1. Suspicious activity has been identified dating back to the early part of December; it was discovered on January 29th, 2015.
  2. The FBI is working with Anthem and their consultant Mandiant (a leading cybersecurity firm).
  3. Ohio data was impacted.
  4. Michigan plans were not impacted.
  5. Information access included: Names, addresses, email information, dates of birth, social security numbers, healthcare ID numbers and for specific plans work and income data.
  6. Information access did not include: banking or credit card information and medical information of any kind. This information is maintained in a separate system within Anthem.

Anthem has a responsibility to provide credit and identity protection services to all affected members, and has elected to provide protection services to all members within the breach area regardless if their state was impacted or not. This includes over 80 million current and former members. Anthem will be reaching out to members directly to offer identity protection services through AllClear ID.

As we receive additional information we will be providing the details. Additionally, Anthem has posted an FAQ that can be linked to

Thank you for your attention to this important information. Please contact Karen Irwin at 419-720-3953 should you have any questions.

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