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Company: Premera Blue Cross
Current Parent CompanyPremera Blue Cross
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Penalty: $74,000,000
Year: 2020
Date: March 2, 2020
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: privacy violation
Violation Description: Under the Settlement, Premera has agreed to establish a $32 million Qualified Settlement Fund to (1) pay for credit monitoring services and identity theft insurance, (2) provide cash payments to Class Members for reimbursement of certain documented out-of-pocket losses and up to $20 per hour for up to twenty hours for time spent addressing or remedying issues plausibly traceable to the Security Incident, (3) provide cash payments of up to $50 as alternative settlement compensation to Class Members who do not make claims for out-of-pocket losses, (4) provide cash payments of up to $50 to qualifying Class Members as compensation under the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act ("CMIA"), and (5) pay for the costs of the settlement administration, court-approved attorneys' fees and expenses, and service awards for named Plaintiffs. In addition, Premera has agreed to spend $42 million over the next three years on enhanced security measures.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of Oregon
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 3:17cv1648
Case Name: Imbler et al v. Premera Blue Cross
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Washington
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: non-profit
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: insurance
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