HHS finds 'significant' security flaws in Maryland's Medicaid system: 3 key details to know

The OIG said Maryland's Medicaid system has numerous "significant" security weaknesses needing to be addressed.

Here are three key details to know:

1. HHS said Maryland did not adequately secure Medicaid data in accordance with federal requirements and guidelines.

2. The agency did not note the specific vulnerabilities in Maryland's system, and said the vulnerabilities present had not been exploited.

3. HHS said the vulnerabilities could result in unauthorized access to Medicaid data and cold disrupt Medicaid operations.

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