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Atrium Health breach: Data from 2.65M patients potentially exposed

Billing information of some 2.65 million people – including Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses – may have been compromised at Atrium Health in a “cyber incident” involving the databases of one of its vendors. WHAT HAPPENEDCharlotte, North Carolina-based Atrium – formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System – was contacted by its billing company,… Read More »

Department of Justice, Atrium Health settle civil suit over alleged anti-competitive steering restrictions

The Department of Justice announced a settlement with Atrium Health, formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System, that prohibits Atrium from using “anticompetitive steering restrictions” in contracts between commercial health insurers and its providers in the Charlotte, North Carolina metropolitan area. The settlement, revealed Thursday, also bans Atrium from seeking contract terms or acting in such… Read More »