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 July 22, 2009  Posted by  Breaches, Laws, U.S.

Digestible Law has provided a short synopsis of key requirements of Missouri’s new data breach notification law, which goes into effect on August 28, 2009.

….. In addition to the more common elements of first name or initial and last name in combination with unencrypted Social Security Number, driver’s license number, financial account number, or credit or debit card number, the statute also includes in the definition of personal information first name or initial and last name in combination with an unencrypted:

  • Unique electronic identifier or routing code, in combination with any required security code, access code, or password that would permit access to an individual’s financial account;
  • Medical information, which includes any information regarding an individual’s medical history, mental or physical condition, or medical treatment or diagnosis by a health care professional; and
  • Health insurance information, which includes an individual’s health insurance policy number or subscriber identification number, any unique identifier used by a health insurer to identify the individual.

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