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Breach Notification

On April 3, 2022, GA MedGroup became aware of a disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI) of some patients.

This disclosure was the result of an appointment book being stolen from a locked vehicle. The stolen information included full patient name and the name of the facility where services were provided. No other information such as Social Security Number, financial information, or clinical data was included. The investigation of this incident is complete at this time and no action is required on your part.

We are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of health information and have taken the following steps in response to this disclosure:

  • An investigation has been conducted to identify process improvements.
  • Guidelines have been reviewed to help prevent similar disclosures.
  • Appropriate referrals have been made to authorities for additional review.

In addition, we have engaged with a third-party specialist to offer one year of credit monitoring. To take advantage of this offer, please contact the Privacy and Security Office at privacy@sas-ga.org or 866-214-2872.

If you wish to take further steps, you can do so by registering with the three credit bureaus listed here:

We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. Our teams are continuing to work to prevent this type of occurrence in the future. We will keep you informed of any further developments or information related to this disclosure.

If you have any questions about this matter, please contact the Privacy and Security Office at privacy@sas-ga.org or 866-214-2872.

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