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When Premera Blue Cross announced this week that it had uncovered evidence of a data cyber attack that may have compromised the health records of 11 million people, the news delivered a gut punch to the health insurance industry as a whole.

Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.

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