Managed Healthcare Executive June 13, 2024
Denise Myshko

Hackers are learning health plans’ infrastructure and are attacking the places with the highest value information. Transferring data is the weakest point in the healthcare ecosystem, panelists said at the AHIP meeting in Las Vegas.

In the wake of the Change Healthcare cyberattack, information security has taken on increased importance.

Healthcare organizations are now the second top target for hackers, Ari Schwartz, managing director of Cybersecurity Services at the law firm of Venable, said during a session on cybersecurity at the annual AHIP meeting in Las Vegas.

Change Healthcare, a UnitedHealth company that provides claims processing, was hacked on Feb. 21, 2024, which created huge disruption to pharmacy and medical claims services, including electronic prescribing, claim submission and payment transmission....

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