AuthenticID Announces HIPAA Compliance

AuthenticID’s Data Security and Privacy Practices Will Safeguard Protected Health Information (PHI)

SEATTLE, WA – AuthenticID, a global leader in identity proofing and fraud prevention solutions, has announced that the company has now achieved HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) compliance within all AuthenticID products, demonstrating the company’s commitment to comprehensive data security for its customers. 

“AuthenticID prides itself on effective and efficient data security and privacy, recognizing them as core elements of our identity verification platform. The incorporation of HIPAA into our existing security compliances and certifications, once again, has demonstrated that security is an area of strength in our product offerings,” said Chris Borkenhagen, AuthenticID Chief Digital & Information Security Officer. 

HIPAA established the standards that protect the confidentiality, integrity, and security of protected health information (PHI). As healthcare becomes more digitized, the industry has also recognized the importance of safeguarding electronic protected health information (ePHI). AuthenticID’s identity verification and fraud prevention powers customers in a variety of industries, including healthcare. 

AuthenticID has continuously demonstrated its ability to follow best practices, ensure employee training is current, and maintain the highest data privacy security standards, as evidenced by its SOC 2 Type II recertification and the ISO 27001:2013 certifications. 

As part of AuthenticID’s commitment to meeting all relevant HIPAA standards regarding both PHI and ePHI, among other assessments, testing, and mandatory employee HIPAA training, the company undergoes numerous annual external audits to ensure compliance.

“Data security and privacy are a top criteria for enterprises when considering an identity software platform,” said Reed Taussig, AuthenticID CEO. “We know that the healthcare industry requires the highest level of data security and privacy protection. AuthenticID achieving compliance for HIPAA requirements, along with our ISO 27001:2013 and SOC 2 Type II certifications ensures we can provide an outstanding customer experience while protecting data and patient privacy.”

AuthenticID continues its commitment to upholding strong information security policies and data privacy practices throughout all aspects of its business operations.  Upholding these certifications demonstrates trust and transparency and a secure environment for all AuthenticID customers. 

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