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Health insurance provider now offering ID theft protection services

Following a recent cyberattack, Anthem, the parent company of UGA’s health insurance provider BlueCross and BlueShield of Georgia (BCBSGa), is offering free services to affected policyholders on plans dating back to 2004.

Anthem is working with AllClear ID, an identity protection provider, to offer  24 months of identity theft repair and credit monitoring services. AllClear ID will help affected UGA employees who need identity repair assistance. This service is automatically available to UGA employees with no enrollment required. Call 877-263-7995 if a problem arises, and an AllClear ID investigator will do the work to recover financial losses, restore credit and make sure the compromised identity is returned to its proper condition. Call centers are open Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

For additional protection-and at no cost-UGA employees also may enroll in the ­AllClear PRO service at any time during the 24-month coverage period. This service includes credit monitoring and an identity theft insurance policy. Enroll at Those without Internet access or those who prefer assistance via telephone can call 877-263-7995 toll free.