CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Statement Regarding Excellus Cyberattack

Baltimore, MD (September 10, 2015) - CareFirst has been made aware by Excellus (like CareFirst, a Blue Cross Blue Shield company) of a cyberattack on Excellus’ information technology system and a resulting data breach. It is unknown at this time the extent to which the data breach may affect members of other Blue Cross Blue Shield plans.

CareFirst is working with Excellus and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association as the incident is investigated, and will provide information as warranted about the breach and any impact on CareFirst members.