BadgerCare Plus is a health care coverage program for low-income Wisconsin residents.
Important Information for Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus Members Regarding Anthem Data Breach
The insurance company, Anthem, announced February 4, 2015, that its database had been hacked, exposing personal data on as many as 80 million records for current and former members and employees. This security breach may affect some Wisconsin Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus members. For more information, members should access a letter from the president and CEO of Anthem and a list of frequently asked questions.
Members should also be aware of email scams that are targeting current and former members. These scams are designed to appear as if they are from Anthem, and the email includes a link for credit monitoring. These emails are not from Anthem and members should delete them without opening the email. For more information on steps members can take, refer to this guidance from Anthem.
For any questions related to this incident, members are encouraged to call 1-877-263-7995.