AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group Alerts Public to Data Security Incident

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CONSHOHOCKEN, PA — AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group, LLC (ABSG) has notified individuals of a data security incident involving personal information. The breach pertains to data linked to a prescription supply program from Medical Initiatives, Inc., a former entity now under ABSG.

An investigation, aided by law enforcement, cybersecurity experts, and outside lawyers, revealed that the affected information includes first names, last names, and prescription details. This data was collected before ABSG acquired Medical Initiatives, Inc. ABSG confirmed there is no evidence suggesting any misuse or public disclosure of this information.

ABSG is issuing notifications via this media release and its website since it lacks current addresses for the impacted individuals. The company has also informed the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights.

For more details, affected individuals can call a toll-free assistance line at 1-833-918-4082, Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 9 pm Eastern Time. Additional information and resources are available on ABSG’s website.

The incident, now fully contained, highlights the importance of robust cybersecurity measures in protecting sensitive health information.

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