January 15, 2018 (New York, NY) – MultiPlan, a leading healthcare cost management company, today announced its data transmission and service portal applications have earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST (see note).

HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the organization has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk relating to these systems and infrastructure. This achievement places MultiPlan in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. By including federal and state regulations, standards and frameworks, and incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls. 

“Securing clients’ data has been a long-standing priority at MultiPlan. Each year, we make substantial investments in infrastructure and implement the industry’s latest best practices as part of our commitment to keep PHI secure,” said Michael Kim, MultiPlan’s CIO. “This certification, which is the gold standard for organizations trusted to keep PHI confidential, validates our commitment to information security and gives clients added assurance that we have the necessary controls in place to protect their sensitive data.”

“HITRUST has been working with the industry to ensure the appropriate information protection requirements are met when sensitive information is accessed or stored in a cloud environment. By taking the steps necessary to obtain HITRUST CSF Certified status, MultiPlan is distinguished as an organization that people can count on to keep their information safe,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST.

About MultiPlan

MultiPlan is committed to helping healthcare payers manage the cost of care, improve their competitiveness and inspire positive change. Leveraging sophisticated technology, data analytics, and a team rich with industry experience, the company interprets clients’ needs and customizes innovative solutions that combine its payment integrity, network-based and analytics-based services. MultiPlan is a trusted partner to over 700 healthcare payers in the commercial health, government and property and casualty markets, and saves these companies more than $15 billion annually. MultiPlan is owned by Hellman & Friedman and other investors. For more information, visit multiplan.com.  

NOTE: Specific applications include GlobalScape (file transfers), repricing web service, Client Portal (including Claim Entry Portal), Provider Portal, Negotiation Portal, NCN Online, iZoom and DataiSight.com.