Case Overview

FeganScott is launching an investigation into the UnitedHealth Group data breach that occurred during a February 2024 cyberattack against Change Healthcare, a healthcare technology company owned by UnitedHealth Group.

According to media reports, the private data of millions of UnitedHealth Group subscribers across the United States, including medical records, payment information and Social Security numbers, was breached.

Since the cyberattack, UnitedHealth Group, the largest health insurer in the county, has experienced significant system outages, disrupting billing, security, prescription-drug management and other processes. Due to the system outages, patients have had issues filling prescriptions and/or have been paying out-of-pocket for them.

UnitedHealth Group subscribers: Have you received a notification from UnitedHealth Group about this data breach? Or experienced issues filling your prescriptions? If so, contact our firm today to learn more about our investigation.


What happened?

On February 21, 2024, Change Healthcare, a UnitedHealth Group-owned technology company, suffered a ransomware attack. During the attack, six terabytes of personal patient information was reportedly stolen. The attack has also led to significant system outages across UnitedHealth Group, disrupting billing, security, prescription drug management and other processes.

What information was stolen?

Change Healthcare launched and managed an investigation into the ransomware attack it experienced in February 2024, which revealed that the incident may have impacted customers’ personal information, including:

  • Health records
  • Payment information
  • Claims data
  • Personal patient data
    • Addresses
    • Phone numbers
    • Social Security numbers

What to do if your personal information was accessed or you’ve been impacted by UnitedHealth Group’s system outages

If you are a current or former subscriber of UnitedHealth Group and have received a notification about this data breach, or have been impacted by subsequent system outages, you may be entitled to compensation.

Contact our firm today by filling out the form on this webpage for a free, no obligation consultation to learn more about how our team can help you.