Payspan Achieves EHNAC Healthcare Network Accreditation
HNAP accreditation ensures adherence to health data processing standards and compliance with security infrastructure and integrity requirements
Jacksonville, FL – September 14, 2022 – Payspan, a leading healthcare payments company, announced today it has achieved full accreditation with the Healthcare Network Accreditation Program (HNAP) for Electronic Health Networks (EHN) from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). HNAP EHN accreditation is intended for companies or organizations whose electronic health networks perform claims clearinghouse or EDI gateway functions and ensures compliance with industry-established standards and HIPAA regulations.
Through EHNAC’s comprehensive third-party review, Payspan was evaluated in areas of privacy measures, systems availability and security infrastructure. In addition, EHNAC reviewed the organization’s process of managing and transferring protected health information and determined that the organization meets or exceeds all EHNAC criteria and industry standards. Through completion of the rigorous accreditation process, the organization demonstrates to its constituents, adherence to strict standards and participation in the comprehensive, objective evaluation of its business.
“This is an important achievement for a company – it conveys Payspan has taken the necessary steps to ensure its stakeholders and customers that it is adhering to the latest standards in privacy, security and compliance. Regulatory concerns continue to be front and center on the minds of leadership in today’s healthcare ecosystem,” said Lee Barrett, executive director and CEO of EHNAC. “Attaining a Healthcare Network Accreditation provides a ‘seal of approval’ for Payspan, which has demonstrated a full commitment to ensuring the security and privacy of health data processing and transactions for their customers.”
Payspan solves the evolving payment needs of payers and providers offering reliable ways to improve performance and reduce costs. “This accreditation supports our continued commitment to customers and the integrity of our processes and information” said Rob Pinataro, CEO of Payspan. “With all the change and transition in the industry today, keeping a solid foundation in areas such as compliance and security allows us to operate in the best and most efficient way for our customers.”
Payspan connects payers, providers, and members through innovative healthcare payment solutions, with strategic platforms that keep payer and provider partners ahead in a rapidly competitive and changing healthcare landscape. With more than 600 health plans connecting 1.3 million providers, Payspan offers partners more options, speed, and transparency with solutions that streamline reimbursements, identify, and communicate gaps in care, deliver explanations o
f benefits, and facilitate member payments.
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) is a voluntary, self-governing standards development organization (SDO) established to develop standard criteria and accredit organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data. These entities include accountable care organizations, data registries, electronic health networks, EPCS vendors, e-prescribing solution providers, financial services firms, health information exchanges, health information service providers, management service organizations, medical billers, outsourced service providers, payers, practice management system vendors, third-party administrators and trusted networks. The Commission is an authorized HITRUST External Assessor, making it the only organization able to provide both EHNAC accreditation as well as to conduct HITRUST CSF assessment services.
EHNAC was founded in 1993 and is a tax-exempt 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization. Guided by peer evaluation, the EHNAC accreditation process promotes quality service, innovation, cooperation and open competition in healthcare. To learn more, visit www.ehnac.org, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.