Cotiviti Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture, and Meet Compliance Requirements

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Cotiviti Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture, and Meet Compliance Requirements


ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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.”

About Cotiviti
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 performingpayment
accuracy
,quality
improvement
,risk
adjustment
, andnetwork
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.

*Listed as Risk and PopHealthQuality in Letter of Certification.

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