Data Breach

Notice of Data Event
Out of an abundance of caution, we are writing to inform you of a data security incident involving Central Florida Cardiology Group, P.A. (“CFCG”) involving IberiaBank. CFCG takes the security of personal information in its control very seriously, and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this incident may cause. While we are unaware of any actual misuse of personal information, we are providing you with information about the incident, IberiaBank’s response, and the steps you may take to better protect against possible misuse of your personal information, should you feel it necessary to do so.

What Happened?
Central Florida Cardiology Group (“CFCG”) was notified by one of its vendors, IberiaBank on October 8, 2020 about a data security incident affecting one of its service providers, Technology Management Resources, Inc. (“TMR”). CFCG has a lockbox service with IberiaBank for collecting and processing payments from its customers and/or patients. IberiaBank uses TMR as a third‐party lockbox service provider to process payments and capture pertinent payment data for items received in the lockbox. This incident did not affect CFCG’s internal computer systems. On July 3, 2020, TMR discovered that a TMR employee’s user account had been compromised. Upon discovery of the incident, TMR reported that they secured the account and began an investigation in consultation with external cybersecurity professionals. TMR has stated that their investigation determined that the threat actor may have viewed images of checks and related images containing potential Protected Health Information (PHI) related to customers of the Company.

What Information was Involved?
According to TMR, their investigation concluded that the information potentially involved may have included patients’ names, health information, banking information and Explanation of Benefits information, this includes provider name, treatment information, patient account number, and other information, mostly related to insurance/billing.

What is Being Done in Response to this Incident?
At this time, there is no evidence that any information has been misused as a result of this incident. CFCG takes the security of all the information in its control very seriously, and is taking steps to prevent a similar event from occurring in the future.

IberiaBank is offering complimentary credit monitoring to the affected individuals. TMR reports that they have taken several corrective actions to remediate the security incident, prevent a further security incident, and mitigate the effects of the security incident. According to TMR, TMR credentials have been reset or deactivated (as applicable). TMR also reports that they implemented additional rules in their firewall to more tightly control the ability to access the iRemit website from other countries, among other steps taken.

What is Being Done in Response to this Incident?
IberiaBank has established a dedicated assistance line for individuals seeking additional information regarding this incident. Individuals seeking additional information may call toll-free assistance line at 888‐905‐0513. This toll-free line is available Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Eastern Time.

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Providing excellence in cardiology since 1948

As the first cardiology group in Central Florida, we have remained committed to staying on the leading edge for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease. Our 11 board certified Cardiologists and highly trained clinical support staff provide comprehensive adult cardiology services, including noninvasive/invasive diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.

Serving our patients needs by providing positive patient experiences and outcomes is a top priority. We do this by offering the best medical services in a professional, competent, and courteous manner. We want each and every patient to leave our facilities feeling that we have exceeded their expectations, both medically and professionally.

Our five convenient Central Florida locations include state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and our Orlando location includes a cardiac catheterization laboratory.

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