(Bloomberg) -- Anthem Inc.’s current and former health-insurancemembers can sign up for identity-theft and credit-monitoringservices, measures to protect as many as 80 million people whosedata may have been compromised in a hacking incident.

People won’t have to await confirmation in the mail that theirdata was compromised to sign up for the services, which will beprovided for 24 months, Anthem said Friday in a statement. The mailnotifications should begin arriving in the coming weeks, Anthemsaid.

Closely held AllClear ID is handling the identity-theft servicesfor Anthem, said Kristin Binns, a spokeswoman for the healthinsurer. Anthem is providing information about the services atAnthemFacts.com.

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