State data with Social Security numbers misplaced for 2 weeks

Tuesday, 8 May 2007, 12:47 PM EST

Nine million state records containing Social Security numbers and other sensitive data used to verify Medicaid claims went missing for more than two weeks, and state officials didn't know for more than half that time.

None of the data stored on the 14 computer tapes was compromised before being found Monday, Health and Human Services Commission spokeswoman Stephanie Goodman said.

At Chron.

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