Navigating the Storm: The Impact of the Healthcare Cyberattack

Change Healthcare suffered a cyberattack on February 21st at the hands of the notorious BlackCat/ALPHV ransomware group, forcing it to take its systems offline. By the second week of outages, the sector faced operational disruptions and cash flow problems, with no timeline for its systems will come back online.

For providers, that has meant delays in processing claims for payment, which represents a key revenue source for hospitals and independent practices alike. Patients have also felt the effects of this attack, as cost estimation services remained unavailable, and some patients were unable to get their prescriptions or had to self-pay for medication.

In this e-book we look at the effects of healthcare cyberattacks on providers.

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