PlusFour, Inc., a leading third-party debt collector, today announced that its infrastructure has earned certified status for information security by HITRUST. With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, PlusFour’s supporting infrastructure meets key healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information.
HITRUST CSF Certified status indicates that the organization’s supporting infrastructure has met industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk, and places PlusFour, Inc. in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. By including federal and state regulations, standards and frameworks, and 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.
“Our clients either demand this level of security now or will demand it in the future as they are under great pressure to meet complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, PCI, PHI, NIST, ISO, and COBIT,” said Richard Bennett, President of PlusFour, Inc. “Achieving HITRUST CSF Certification allows PlusFour to show that we have covered all bases, and that we are a safe and secure vendor and business partner, and as stated previously, this places PlusFour in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification.”
“The HITRUST CSF has become the information protection framework for the healthcare industry, and the CSF Assurance program is bringing a new level of effectiveness and efficiency to third-party assurance,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. “The HITRUST CSF Certification is now the benchmark that organizations required to safeguard PHI are measured against with regards to information protection.”
Founded in Las Vegas in 1997 with a vision for providing exceptional results and services, PlusFour, Inc. has worked diligently to change the way credit collection services function and finds innovative solutions to common debt-recovery challenges. With stringent regulations on the credit collection services sector, top-notch compliance is essential to maintaining security of business and customers alike. PlusFour, Inc.’s core values include professionalism, security, efficiency, communication, transparancy, customer service, ethics and accuracy – all performed by a team which undergoes consistent training to remain current on all regulations.
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