Healthcare Finance News February 24, 2024
Susan Morse

UnitedHealth Group says it identified a suspected nation-state associated cyber security threat.

Fallout from Wednesday’s cybersecurity attack on Change Healthcare continued into the weekend, with no reported end to the disruption to its own and other healthcare systems.

On Friday, AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack called such cyberattacks, “threat-to-life crimes.”

Pollack held a call with hospital leaders on Friday, he said.

UnitedHealth Group said it had identified a suspected nation-state associated cyber security threat actor that had gained access to some of the Change Healthcare information technology systems, according to a regulatory filing Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. “The company is working diligently to restore those systems and resume normal operations as soon as possible, but...

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