ST. LOUIS, Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Fraud Shield (HCFS), one of the fastest growing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions companies for Healthcare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (FWA) detection, prevention, and recovery announced it has earned certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance.
HITRUST was developed in collaboration with healthcare and information security professionals to rationalize healthcare-relevant regulations and standards into a single overarching security framework. By achieving this certification Healthcare Fraud Shield continues its commitment to meet key healthcare regulations for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information including the handling of Protected Health Information (PHI).
This places Healthcare Fraud Shield in an elite group of healthcare specific organizations worldwide that have earned this certification.
HITRUSTTM certification for Healthcare Fraud Shield has been recognized and appreciated by Healthcare customers, especially with regards to information security, compliance, and technology decisions. Customers, who have stringent vendor approval processes with regards to information security, are able to effectively streamline review and approval processes. "Our healthcare insurance customers all take information, data, and network security seriously. The HITRUST CSF is the gold-standard and they have been pleased with our continuous HITRUST certification," said Steve Halper, CEO of Healthcare Fraud Shield. "With all the information security requirements, such as HIPAA, and all the challenges, such as cyber-attacks, that our customers must address, they recognize our partnership commitment to them in going above and beyond in being a trusted steward of information."
About Healthcare Fraud Shield
Healthcare Fraud Shield (www.hcfraudshield.com) is one of the fastest growing providers of FWA systems in the healthcare industry. Customers who implement the FWAShieldTM suite of SaaS products have realized millions of dollars in savings, have prevented certain types of fraud, and have benefited from productivity and workflow improvements. The company founders and core development team previously pioneered the automated FWA systems in the banking and finance industry, creating two of the leading solutions still in use today. By combining this cutting edge technology with the most knowledgeable health care fraud prevention experts, Healthcare Fraud Shield is acknowledged as the most innovative and effective solution in the market today.
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