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Bay Area Dental Center | Important information for our existing and former patients in League City

Bay Area Dental Center

 Serving The Bay Area Since1979

281-338-6559

 6011 West Main, Ste. A101

 League City, Texas 77573

Important information for our existing and former patients
 

Notification of Security Breach/ Personal Health Information

On April 4,2017, Bay Area Dental Center became aware of a series of security breaches between July31,2016 and April 2,2017. While patient personal health information is encrypted, the attackers may have accessed (your/loved one’s) personal health information. We cannot determine whether or to the extent personal information was accessed.

While we did not find evidence that personal health information was compromised, we are notifying individuals in a manner as possible so you can take swift personal action along with our organization’s efforts to reduce or eliminate potential harm. We recommend immediate steps be taken to protect (yourself/your loved one) such as:

  • Register a fraud alert with the three credit bureaus listed below and order credit reports:

       o   Experian (888)397-3742www.experian.com; PO Box 9532, Allen,Tx. 75013.

       o   TransUnion(800)680-7289;www.transunion.com;Fraud Victim Assistance Division PO Box 6790, Fullerton, CA 92834-6790.

       o   Equifax: (800)525-6285www.equifax.com; PO Box 740241, Atlanta,GA 30374-0241.

  • Monitor account statements, EOBs, and credit bureau reports closely.

 

Bay Area Dental Center will take the following steps to protect your personal information:

  • Updated firewall policies and configurations
  • Initiated a system-wide password change
  • Verification of data encryption processes

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and concern this incident causes you. Your information privacy is very important to us and we will continue to do everything we can to correct this situation and fortify our operational protections for you and others.

You may contact us with questions and concerns in the following ways: by calling our office at (281) 338-6559; sending an email message to cfb@bayareadentalcenter.com; or sending a letter to our postal address, 6011 West Main, Suite A101, League City, Texas 77573.

Sincerely,

Dr. Hurst and Dr. Geno