Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Healthcare
  • Entity Name: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Street Address: 2301 Main Street
  • City: Kansas City
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Missouri
  • Zip Code: 64108

Submitted By

  • Name: Stacy Harper
  • Title: Partner
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Spencer Fane LLP
  • Telephone Number: 913-327-5120
  • Email Address: sharper@spencerfane.com
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Attorney

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 47034
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 164
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified: Yes
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 02/23/2021
  • Date Breach Discovered: 03/27/2021
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumber notification: 05/26/2021
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Sample Member Letter.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications: None
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: 24 months