EA Health Achieves EHNAC Healthcare Network Accreditation

HNAP accreditation ensures adherence to health data processing standards and compliance with security infrastructure and integrity requirements.

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San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 23, 2014

EA Health, a privately owned corporation with headquarters in Solana Beach specializing in on-call compensation, revenue cycle services, professional coding, and telemedicine services, announced today it has achieved full accreditation with the Healthcare Network Accreditation Program (HNAP) for Medical Biller from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). EHNAC’s HNAP accreditation recognizes excellence in health data processing and transactions, and ensures compliance with industry-established standards and HIPAA regulations.

Through the consultative review process, EHNAC evaluated EA Health 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.

“Receiving the HNAP Medical Biller accreditation from EHNAC validates and confirms the position of trust we hold with our strategic partners, client hospitals and medical groups, providers, and ultimately patients.” said EA Health CEO Arthur Gruen, MD. “The accreditation is a testament to our compliance program, operational discipline, and transactional integrity that are required to perform optimally in today’s integrated healthcare environment.”

“At a time of heightened regulatory concerns, it is responsible healthcare organizations such as EA Health that we applaud for taking the extra steps to ensure trust with all their stakeholders and customers that they’re adhering to the latest standards in privacy, security and confidentiality,” said Lee Barrett, executive director of EHNAC. “In order to earn EHNAC HNAP accreditation, organizations are required to demonstrate excellence and a commitment to ensuring the security and privacy of health data processing and transactions for their customers.”

About EHNAC

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 electronic health networks, payers, financial services firms, health information exchanges, medical billers, outsourced services, e-prescribing solution providers and direct trusted agents. 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 http://www.ehnac.org or contact info(at)ehnac(dot)org. Connect with EHNAC on Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About EA Health

EA Health is the leading innovator of on-call compensation programs to healthcare organizations across the nation. Our medical groups and integrated services enable the healthcare safety net by solving healthcare professional shortage and availability issues through on-the-ground-staffing, remote presence telemedicine, and compensation and revenue cycle solutions that maximize and redistribute the funds back to the healthcare providers and facilities. For more information, visit http://www.eahealth.co.

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Press contact information:
Stephanie Whittington
EA Health, Manager of Operations
Stephanie.Whittington(at)EAHealth(dot)co


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