Atlanta Allergy & Asthma Provides Notice of Data Security Incident
The privacy and security of the personal information we maintain is of the utmost importance to Atlanta Allergy & Asthma (“AAA”). AAA identified unauthorized access to its network between January 5, 2021 and January 13, 2021. Upon learning of the issue, AAA immediately took steps to secure its network and mitigate against any additional harm. AAA worked very closely with external cybersecurity professionals to determine the full impact of the incident. Based on its comprehensive investigation and document review, AAA discovered on July 8, 2021 that certain individual information was removed from its network in connection with this incident, including full names and one or more of the following: dates of birth, Social Security numbers, financial account numbers and/or routing numbers, diagnoses, treatment information and costs, procedure types, provider names, treatment location, dates of service, patient account numbers and/or health insurance information.
To date, AAA is not aware of any reports of identity fraud or improper use of any information as a direct result of this incident. AAA is providing notification of this incident to impacted individuals, commencing on August 20, 2021. Impacted individuals should consider taking steps to protect their information, including enrolling in complimentary credit monitoring services if their notification indicates that their Social Security number was impacted, placing a fraud alert/security freeze on their credit files, obtaining free credit reports, and remaining vigilant in reviewing financial account statements, credit reports and explanation of benefits statements for fraudulent or irregular activity on a regular basis.
AAA is committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information in its possession and has taken many precautions to safeguard it. AAA continually evaluates and modifies its practices and internal controls to enhance the security and privacy of personal information.
For further questions or additional information regarding this incident, or to determine if you may be impacted by this incident, individuals can contact the dedicated toll-free response line at 800-588-2402. This response line is staffed with professionals familiar with this incident. The response line is available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time.