IF YOU RECEIVED A MAIL FROM THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH WITH THE PHRASE “PRENATAL SCREENING PROGRAM” IN AN ENVELOPE WITH A PLASTIC WINDOW FROM 07/16/2015

Advertised by CPT Group, Inc.

IRVINE, Calif., November 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CPT Group, Inc. Announces Currently Pending Certified Class Action Called JOHNNAE M. HARKEY-KIRK vs. CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2019-00260616 (the “Action”).

What does it talk about? Plaintiff alleges that Defendant disclosed sensitive and private personal medical information regarding the pregnancy of Plaintiff and Class Members specifically by sending correspondence in an envelope with a plastic window large enough to display the name and address of the recipient, along with the sender’s name, Prenatal Screening Program and address in the upper left corner. Plaintiff further alleges that Defendants’ conduct violated Article 56 of the Civil Code (Medical Information Privacy Act “CMIA”). Defendant denies any liability for Plaintiff’s CMIA cause of action.

Who is affected? All persons enrolled as patients in Defendant’s prenatal screening program who received U.S. mail from Defendant’s California Department of Public Health with a pilot address containing the phrase “Prenatal Screening Program” in an envelope with a plastic window at all times of July 16, 2015 as of July 16, 2019 (the “Group”).

What are the options? You can do nothing and remain a member of the class or opt out.

Do not do anything: If you meet the definition of the group, you will automatically be included in the group unless you choose to exclude yourself from the group according to the procedures described below. If you want to stay in the class, you don’t have to do anything at the moment.

Exclude yourself: If you do not wish to participate in this trial, you can exclude yourself by “opting out”. By choosing to opt out of this litigation, you will not benefit from any judgment or settlement in this class action, and you will not be bound by any decision in this lawsuit favorable to the defendant. You must complete and submit an “Exclusion Request” form available at www.pregnancyscreeningprivacylawsuit.com or by mailing your request to the notice administrator by January 25, 2023.

For more details about your rights and options and how to opt out or object, go to www.pregnancyscreeningprivacylawsuit.com.

How can I get more information? For more information and to view the full review, please visit www.pregnancyscreeningprivacylawsuit.comor contact the Notice Administrator by calling toll-free 1-(833) 874-0823.

PLEASE DO NOT COMMUNICATE WITH THE COURT OR REGISTRAR

SOURCE CPT Group, Inc.

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