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Kaiser Permanente Data Breach Investigation

The Lyon Firm is actively involved in class action personal privacy and data theft cases and is currently investigating Kaiser Permanente data breach claims on behalf of plaintiffs nationwide.

Kaiser Foundation of Southern California has begun sending out data breach notification letters to individuals who may be impacted by a recent data theft incident.


On May 20, 2022, Kaiser Permanente discovered that an individual broke into a storage area at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center and stole a Kaiser Permanente iPad. The iPad was used at a Kaiser Permanente COVID-19 testing site by employees and contained photos of COVID-19 lab specimen labels.

The type of information exposed includes:

  • Names
  • Medical Record numbers
  • Date and location of service
  • Dates of birth

What is Kaiser Permanente?

Kaiser Permanente, out of Oakland, California, is a healthcare system operating in 8 states and the District of Columbia. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington is the Washington State based arm of Kaiser Permanente. Kaiser Permanente offers health plans for individuals, employers, and employees. Headquartered in Kaiser Permanente has over 600 locations and employs over 200,000 people.