Centene finds missing hard drives that prompted breach notification

Centene has recovered the six missing computer hard drives that contained the medical information of nearly 950,000 individuals, reports St. Louis Business Journal.

The St. Louis-based payer reported the missing hard drives in late January. They contained protected health information of individuals who received laboratory services from 2009 to 2015.

According to the report, an employee placed the hard drives in a secure receptacle to be destroyed.

Centene has concluded its investigation into the matter.

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