Availity Assistance Through Cybersecurity Incident Impacting the Healthcare System

On Wednesday, February 21, Change Healthcare experienced a significant cybersecurity incident. There is no identified risk to Availity systems or technology. As part of our standard security measures to safeguard both Availity and our customers, Availity disconnected all inbound and outbound transactions from Change Healthcare, Optum, and United HealthCare.

Update: On February 24 between 10:00 - 11:00 p.m., Availity reestablished connections with United Healthcare and Optum and released claims files held since the incident occurred. All inbound and outbound transactions to Change Healthcare remain disconnected.

We are here to help.

Our mission is to provide digital continuity through this event so that patients can continue to access critical healthcare services. Availity has convened internal experts, including executive leadership, security, technology, product, account management, and customer support, to assist health plans, providers, and trading partners who have been impacted by this event.

If you need lifeline support services, please complete the following form and a representative from Availity will reach out to you with next steps. Please do not submit confidential information through this form.

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