Insurance industry groups and insiders are responding to the Premera Blue Cross cyberattack by communicating with clients, offering additional services and stressing the need for immediate action.

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners said it is "coordinating an action plan" in response to the announcement of the security breach at Premera Blue Cross.

Part of that response, explained NAIC Spokeswoman Katherine Jones, could include a multi-state investigation led by the Washington state commissioner, where Premera is based. That's the same protocol the group used after the Anthem attack in February, the largest known health care data breach to date, affecting as many as 80 million current and former policyholders.

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