If you’re one of the 80 million people who has had their personal information taken in the Anthem breach, they have put up a website where you can start the process of protecting yourself.
All you can do right now is give them your name and email address and they will get back with you within 72 hours.
Note – In fact, they sent me two emails for my wife within an hour, but didnt’ send me one yet. They do offer a Pro service for free and why they don’t automatically sign you up for the Pro service is questionable. Here is what they say,
“Anthem is truly sorry for any inconvenience caused by this incident and we are taking steps to help ensure your protection. If you need identity repair assistance during the next 24 months, the team at AllClear ID is ready and standing by to assist you. There is no action required on your part to enroll in this service. If a problem arises, simply call 1-877-263-7995 and a dedicated investigator will do the work to recover financial losses, restore your credit, and make sure your identity is returned to its proper condition. For additional protection, and at no cost, affected U.S. individuals may also enroll in the AllClear PRO service at any time during the next 24 months. This service includes credit monitoring and an identity theft insurance policy. You may sign up online athttps://anthem.allclearid.com/PRO using the following redemption code: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Please note that certain features may require that you disclose other personal information to AllClear ID or take additional steps in order to activate your phone alerts. Remember to review your summary of benefits statements carefully and call your insurer if you see any suspicious activity. For additional details or concerns about this incident, please visit http://www.anthemfacts.com“