WellPoint email glitch puts colonoscopy test in the subject line

November 13, 2014 12:11 AM

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NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Some WellPoint Inc customers got a surprise in their inbox this week: emails meant to remind them to get a specific preventative screening such as a colonoscopy or mammogram mistakenly included personal and health information in the subject line.

WellPoint declined to say how many customers received the emails or the cause of the technology issue.

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