BeneLynk Achieves Prestigious HITRUST Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture, and Meet Compliance Requirements
MILFORD, Conn., January 15, 2020 (Newswire.com) - BeneLynk is proud to announce that its has received HITRUST CSF certification for its Lynk 360 system and Social Determinants of Health solution.
Throughout its history, BeneLynk has made secure treatment of its client data a top priority. The HITRUST CSF certification is another step in BeneLynk's ongoing responsibility to both secure the important information used and to demonstrate that security to its clients. The HITRUST CSF certification is a meaningful security accreditation, which confirms that BeneLynk's SDoH Solution systems and procedures meet the current best practices in security and data privacy for the healthcare industry.
Since its founding in 2007, the HITRUST Alliance has served as a champion of “programs that safeguard sensitive information and manage information risk for global organizations across all industries and throughout the third-party supply chain. In collaboration with privacy, information security and risk management leaders from the public and private sectors, HITRUST develops, maintains and provides broad access to its widely adopted common risk and compliance management frameworks, related assessment and assurance methodologies.”
The HITRUST CSF certification for BeneLynk's SDoH solution is a verification that BeneLynk has designed and implemented best-in-class solutions to the challenges of accessing, storing, and utilizing sensitive information, including Protected Health Information (PHI) and Personally Identifiable Information (PII). This certification allows managed care plans to more rapidly and securely contract with BeneLynk and further mitigates the need for resource-intensive audits of BeneLynk’s security policies and practices.
As a provider of SDoH solutions to managed care plans in all 50 states, BeneLynk helps managed care members to remove the barriers preventing them from living their healthiest lives. Whether that is understanding the benefits and care that veterans might receive from the VA (Veteran Lynk) or ensuring that low-income members receive the Medicaid benefits for which they are eligible (Dual Lynk), BeneLynk helps managed care plans to understand and address the challenges their members face. This HITRUST Certification provides its clients with added confirmation that they can feel secure in sharing vital sensitive data with BeneLynk.
Paul Frenkel, BeneLynk’s Chief Operating Officer summed it up: “We are so very proud to have achieved this certification. It reflects years of work in documenting and implementing policies, safeguards, and processes that reflect our commitment to data security.”
To learn more about BeneLynk, please visit www.benelynk.com or contact Peter Schutz (information below) to learn more about BeneLynk's Social Determinants of Health solutions.
BeneLynk is a national Social Determinants of Health vendor for managed care companies. BeneLynk engages members to understand SDoH challenges and to provide professional advocacy to access benefits. BeneLynk removes the barriers to allow members to live their healthiest lives.