Notice of Wolverine Solutions Group (“WSG”) ransomware attack

Covenant HealthCare was notified that Wolverine Solutions Group (“WSG”) was a victim of a ransomware attack that impacted millions of individuals nation-wide. WSG reported this incident to local law enforcement authorities and the FBI. The WSG forensic teams discovered evidence that Covenant patient information may have been included on the impacted servers.

According to their site, WSG did not find any evidence that records were exported from their systems, however, WSG recommends using an abundance of caution and Covenant wants potentially impacted individuals to be aware.

Like many hospitals across the country, Covenant utilizes WSG to print and mail billing statements. In accordance with HIPAA guidelines, Covenant strives to share the least amount of information necessary with outside vendors per our commitment to patient privacy. 

WSG will be sending a notification letter to all impacted individuals to outline steps that should be taken to protect against identity theft or fraud. A list of WSG’s frequently asked questions related to this incident are available online.

February 28, 2019