Anthem BCBS was the victim of a sophisticated cyber attack

Friday, February 6, 2015

Anthem BCBS has announced they were the target of a very sophisticated external cyber attack. 

Who Does This Affect?

Investigators are trying to determine who was affected by this breach.  Members MAY be affected if they had medical services rendered in the following Anthem states: 

  • California 
  • Colorado 
  • Connecticut 
  • Georgia 
  • Indiana 
  • Kentucky 
  • Maine 
  • Missouri 
  • Nevada 
  • New Hampshire 
  • New York 
  • Ohio
  • Virginia 
  • Wisconsin

How Will You Know if Your Information Was Accessed?

Anthem will individually notify current and former members whose information has been accessed. They will provide credit monitoring and identity protection services free of charge so that those who have been affected can have peace of mind.

How Do I Find Out More Information?

Anthem has created a dedicated website - - where members can access information such as frequent questions and answers. They have also established a dedicated toll-free number that both current and former members can call if they have questions related to this incident. That number is: 1-877-263-7995.