Practicefirst Medical Management Solutions – Data Breach Lawsuit

Consumer Protection Attorneys in California

Professional Business Systems, Inc. d/b/a Practicefirst Medical Management Solutions and PBS Medcode Corp. (“Practicefirst” or “We”), a medical management company that processes data for health care providers, is providing notice of a recent incident that may affect the security of employee and patient information (“Information”).

On December 30, 2020, Practicefirst Medical Management Solutions learned that an unauthorized actor who attempted to deploy ransomware to encrypt their systems copied some files from the system, including files that contain limited patient and employee personal Information.

Upon learning of this, Practicefirst Medical Management Solutions shut down their systems, changed passwords, alerted law enforcement, and retained national privacy and security experts.


Consumers Deserve the Highest Level of Security

While identity thieves are becoming more sophisticated at breaking through the data protection of businesses, it is the company’s responsibility to provide the highest level of security for their consumers.

This is especially true when medical information is involved. Medical information of the type lost here, is given special protection under California law.

***For those patients whose data was exposed, Practicefirst Medical Management Solutions has begun mailing notification letters.***

(858) 293-4614 Call now to review your case with our Data Breach intake specialist. During this call, our intake specialist will review your claim regarding Practicefirst Medical Management Solutions Lawsuit. 

*HIPAA and CMIA Violations – You may be entitled to damages or other remedies. If you received notice that your information was stolen due to a data breach incident, contact Potter Handy, LLP to join our class action lawsuit. No out-of-pocket expenses from you.

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What Information Was Involved?

The Information, copied from the Practicefirst Medical Management Solutions system by the unauthorized actor before it was permanently deleted, included the following categories of information:

  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Diagnosis
  • Date of birth
  • Personal email address
  • Driver’s license number
  • Social Security number
  • Medication information
  • Tax identification number
  • Patient identification number
  • Employee username with password
  • Laboratory and treatment information
  • Health insurance identification and claims information
  • Bank account and/or credit card/debit card information
  • Employee username with security questions and answers

Practicefirst Medical Management Solutions is in the process of notifying individuals whose information was involved. If you received notice that your information was stolen due to a data breach incident, contact Potter Handy, LLP to join our class action lawsuit. No out-of-pocket expenses from you.


Contact Our California Data Breach Lawyers

Have you received notice that your information was stolen due to a data breach incident? If so, you may be entitled to damages or other remedies.

Every day, insurance companies and health care providers lose protected medical information through careless acts, such as emailing third parties’ medical information or sending your personal information to third parties without any encryption or protection.

Our attorneys at Potter Handy, LLP have been instrumental in protecting privacy rights.

***For those patients whose data was exposed, Practicefirst Medical Management Solutions has begun mailing notification letters.***

(858) 293-4614 Call now to review your case with our Data Breach intake specialist. During this call, our intake specialist will review your claim regarding Practicefirst Medical Management Solutions Lawsuit