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Monday, 30 January 2017 20:12

Evan Sweeney reports in a Jan. 24, 2017 Fierce Healthcare post:

An appellate court ruling has breathed new life into a class-action lawsuit against Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield over a healthcare data breach in 2013 that exposed more than 800,000 patient records.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit vacated a district court's 2015 dismissal and remanded the case, arguing that although the four plaintiffs had not presented evidence that their information was used improperly, the fact that their personal information was stolen was enough to warrant a potential injury under federal law.

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