PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandigm Health (Tandigm), a value-based healthcare company that supports healthplans by collaborating with primary care physicians to enhance and improve patient care, announced today that it is sending letters to patients about a recent security incident involving patient information.
Tandigm is sending notices to patients so they may take further steps to best protect their information. Tandigm also established a dedicated assistance line to answer any questions patients may have and is offering notified patients a two-year complimentary credit monitoring and identity protection service. Tandigm encourages patients to review their health insurance policy statements and to monitor explanation of benefits forms. If a patient identifies services they did not receive, they should contact their provider or insurer.
Information privacy and security are among Tandigm's highest priorities, and there are strict security measures in place to protect information in Tandigm's care. To help prevent something like this from happening in the future, Tandigm added additional security to the internet-based platforms, is providing additional and ongoing staff data security training, reviewing existing security and privacy policies, and enhanced the security protections it already has in place.
For additional information about this incident, please visit the Tandigm website at www.tandigmhealth.com.
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