Indianapolis — Personal information that may have included Social Security numbers and pharmacy or medical data for about 128,000 WellPoint Inc. customers in several states was exposed online over the past year, according to the health insurer.
The Associated Press reports that Indianapolis-based WellPoint recently learned about the problem, fixed it and is notifying customers, according to spokeswoman Shannon Troughton. The nation's largest health insurer by membership is offering free credit-monitoring services for those customers, but has received no reports of identity theft or credit fraud.
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