EHNAC, HITRUST Combine HIPAA Security Criteria, CSF Framework

Two accreditation and certification organizations are working together to reduce costs and streamline the HIPAA compliance and assessment process.

The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) and the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) are collaborating to streamline their accreditation and certification programs.

EHNAC will replace its HIPAA-related privacy and security criteria with the HITRUST CSF provisions and controls, the two organizations explained in a statement. However, EHNAC will still maintain its stakeholder-specific benefits to the accreditation process.

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