Consulate Health Care is a senior services provider that offers post-acute care and short-term rehabilitation to senior patients in different areas of the country. The organization also offers transitional care for patients suffering from Alzheimer's and Dementia. The organization offers services in five different states and delivers short-term and long-term services to its patients.
A vendor working with Consulate Health Care may have been hacked and suffered a loss of confidential information due to an attack. Reports are indicating that the breach occurred due to a ransomware attack, but this detail still isn't confirmed about the incident.
The Consulate Health breach was first noted in December 2022 when the company put up a notice informing its customers that their information may have been exposed due to a data breach.
This Consulate Health breach impacts patients and employees of the organization both. A large number of individuals could have had their health information and financial information leaked due to this attack. If you receive a notice from Consulate Health Care in relation to this data breach you should immediately take steps to freeze your credit and monitor your financial accounts closely. Watch for potential issues and protect yourself.
There isn't an official count of the Consulate Health Care files that were accessed during this data breach. The official investigation still isn't complete regarding this attack, but it's likely that hundreds or even thousands of confidential documents and files were accessed during the attack. Even a small section of the file network will house a large number of documents that are all at risk.