Aetna is facing its second prospective class action for alleging breaching the privacy of HIV patients.

The health insurance giant, which appeared in federal court in Pennsylvania in August, was sued again Thursday in U.S. District Court in Hartford by three individuals representing the class. The lawsuit alleges the insurance giant mailed letters referring to HIV medications this past summer to 12,000 people in 20 states. The lawsuit contends the names of the recipients were clearly visible through large, transparent envelope windows.

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