Announces Minor Credit Protection Program
Minor Credit Protection Program
In February 2015, Anthem
announced that it was the victim of a cyber-attack. Following the announcement
of the attack, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)
conducted a multistate market conduct and financial exam. The NAIC asked and Anthem
has agreed to provide a customized credit freeze program for minors who were
under the age of 18 on January 27, 2015.
A credit freeze
helps stop things like someone getting a credit card in the child’s name
As part of the Minor Credit
Protection Program, Anthem will:
Cover the one-time costs to set and remove a freeze at all three major credit
bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion), if a parent chooses to set a minor
credit freeze for his or her minor child.
Reimburse the costs incurred for an existing minor credit freeze with the three
credit bureaus , if a parent previously set a credit freeze as a result of the
• Reimburse the costs for
setting a new adult freeze for those individuals who were minors on January 27,
2015 but are now adults (as of February 24, 2017).
Anthem will begin
notifying affected minors by U.S. mail on February 24. We expect the mailing to
run through May 2017. These offers will remain open for one year from the date
of the letter. Attached is a sample of the
first letter that will be mailed to parents of minors on January 27, 2015 who
are still minors at this time.
Please note that this is an
advance notice for your information only. For the latest information on the Minor Credit
Protection Program, visit AnthemFacts.com or
call 1-855-260-2775. The call center, the credit bureaus and
anthemfacts.com will be available starting February 24, 2017 with current
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