MedReview Achieves HITRUST® Authorized External Assessor Designation

MedReview Achieves HITRUST® Authorized External Assessor Designation

NEW YORK, N.Y. (PRWEB)– July 27, 2022 – MedReview, Inc., a leading provider of payment integrity, utilization management and quality surveillance services, today announced its designation as a HITRUST Authorized External Assessor. With this designation, MedReview is approved to provide services using the HITRUST CSF®, a comprehensive and certifiable framework that addresses a multitude of security, privacy and regulatory challenges facing organizations seeking to comply with healthcare (HIPAA, HITECH), third-party (PCI, COBIT), government (NIST, FTC) and other industry-specific regulations and standards.  

Authorized External Assessors such as MedReview are critical to upholding information security and privacy standards for various industries, providing trained resources to assess compliance with security control requirements and document corrective action plans that align with the HITRUST CSF. MedReview serves as a key component of the program by providing assessment and remediation services to healthcare organizations that deal with Protected Health Information (PHI) and/or Personally Identifiable Information (PII).

“As a leading healthcare review organization serving payors from coast to coast, our HITRUST designation is essential to our mission and to the continued growth of our company,” said MedReview Chief Executive Officer, Spencer Young. “I’m very proud to see our entire team rally around this important project to help us better serve the needs of our payor clients who demand the highest levels of assurance.”

The latest release of HITRUST includes several changes based on feedback from the HITRUST community, including miscellaneous corrections, clarification, and enhancement of certain illustrative procedures to ensure alignment with the corresponding authoritative sources, modifications of certain requirement statements and more. These updates reflect HITRUST’s commitment to providing a framework fitting for any organization globally.

MedReview also received HIGHTRUST r2 Certification, the prestigious honor representing the gold standard for information protection assurances based on the comprehensiveness of control requirements, depth of quality review and consistency of oversite. This certification puts MedReview into an elite group of organizations capable of providing the highest levels of security for PHI and PII.

“External Assessors meet rigorous criteria to become qualified, which enables them to be a trusted and independent resource for clients needing to improve their security posture,” said Matthew Datel, Director, Education & Strategic Initiatives at HITRUST. “External Assessors are an integral component to providing qualified third-party reviews for clients seeking HITRUST CSF Certification.”


    About MedReview

    Headquartered in the financial district of New York City and serving all U.S. states and territories, MedReview has been a leading provider of payment integrity, utilization management and quality surveillance services for more than 40 years. A physician-led organization with a passion for ensuring that health care claims fairly represent the care provided, MedReview provides timely independent hospital billing audits and clinical validation reviews on behalf of health plans, government agencies and Taft-Hartley organizations, saving millions of dollars for its clients each year.