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ACA Agent/Broker Portal Back After Hack

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange portal for agents and brokers is now back up and running.
October 31, 2018

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange portal that allows agents and brokers to directly assist consumers in signing up for coverage, which had been taken offline after it was breached by hackers, is now back up and running.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) said it is continuing assess the information that was accessed as a result of the breach, but can now confirm that no banking, federal tax information, or protected health information was exposed. Officials said the hackers gained access to the personal data of approximately 75,000 enrollees.

CMS said that once this assessment is completed, affected individuals will be notified as quickly as possible by phone and mail. Affected individuals will be able to register for free credit protection and additional services to prevent and/or remediate issues arising from unauthorized use of data exposed as a result of the breach, including identity monitoring services, identity theft insurance, and identity restoration services.

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