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Despite A Wave Of Data Breaches, Fed Says Patient Privacy Isn’t Dead
National Public Radio

It’s hard to keep track of even the biggest health data breaches, given how frequently they seem to be happening.

Just Tuesday, health insurer Premera Blue Cross disclosed that hackers broke into its system and may have accessed the financial and medical records of some 11 million people. Premera’s announcement comes weeks after another health insurer, Anthem Inc., announced that it too had been hacked — and that the records of nearly 80 million people were exposed.

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