TRICARE Reports Data Breach
(MILITARY.COM) A loss of computer tapes by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) may have placed TRICARE patient data at risk. Computer tapes containing personally identifiable and protected health information (PII/PHI) of 4.9 million military clinic and hospital patients in Texas were stolen. Individuals may protect their personal information by taking the steps suggested by the Federal Trade Commission. Concerned patients may contact the SAIC Incident Response Call Center, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. To 6 p.m. Eastern Time, at (855) 366-0140 (toll free) for United States callers and (952) 556-8312 (collect) internationally.
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