ATLANTA, January 22, 2019—Cotiviti , a leader in data-driven healthcare solutions, today announced that its Risk Adjustment and Quality and Performance business units* have earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.
HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that Cotiviti’s Risk Adjustment as well as its Quality and Performance business units* have met key regulatory requirements and industry-defined requirements, and that they are appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Cotiviti in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. By including federal and state regulations, standards, and frameworks, and by incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.
“At Cotiviti, we are responsible for gathering, analyzing, and managing extensive amounts of protected health information for the 125 million individual healthcare consumers covered by our clients. We have a deep understanding of the serious implications surrounding healthcare data privacy, and have made it a top priority to ensure the security and privacy of all member data,” said Emad Rizk, M.D., president and CEO of Cotiviti. “The HITRUST CSF is the gold standard in the industry. By successfully completing, once again, one of the most rigorous and in-depth assessment processes in healthcare, we are demonstrating our ongoing commitment to and investment in our solution portfolio.”
“HITRUST has been working with the industry to ensure the appropriate information protection requirements are met when sensitive information is accessed or stored in a cloud environment,” said Ken Vander Wal, chief compliance officer, HITRUST. “By taking the steps necessary to obtain HITRUST CSF Certified status, Cotiviti is distinguished as an organization that people can count on to keep their information safe.”
Cotiviti is a leading solutions and analytics company that is reshaping the economics of healthcare, helping its clients uncover new opportunities to unlock value. Cotiviti’s solutions are a critical foundation for healthcare payers in their mission to lower healthcare costs and improve quality through higher performing Payment Accuracy, Quality and Performance, Risk Adjustment, and Network Performance Management programs. The company also supports the retail and life/legal industries with data management and recovery audit services that improve business outcomes. For more information, visit www.cotiviti.com.
Jeffrey Robinson, Cotiviti
*Listed as Risk and PopHealthQuality in Letter of Certification.