SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) (eHealth.com) announced that is has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.
HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that eHealth has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places eHealth 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.
"We're proud to announce eHealth's HITRUST CSF Certified status today," said Bill Billings, eHealth's Chief Information Security Officer. "Organizations like ours are responsible not only for ensuring the security of the consumer information entrusted to us but also for meeting complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, NIST, ISO and COBIT. The HITRUST CSF is the gold-standard that needs to be met, and eHealth is pleased to be able to demonstrate its commitment by achieving HITRUST CSF Certification."
"The comprehensive HITRUST CSF information protection framework has seen widespread adoption across industries while the HITRUST CSF Assurance Program brings a new level of effectiveness and efficiency to third-party assurance," said Jeremy Huval, Vice President of Compliance & Internal Audit, HITRUST. "The HITRUST CSF Certification is now a common benchmark to measure organizations' safeguards for sensitive data."
eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) owns eHealth.com, a leading private online health insurance exchange where individuals, families and small businesses can compare health insurance products from brand-name insurers side by side and purchase and enroll in coverage online and over the phone. eHealth offers thousands of individual, family and small business health plans underwritten by many of the nation's leading health insurance companies. eHealth (through its subsidiaries) is licensed to sell health insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. eHealth also offers educational resources, exceptional telephonic support, and powerful online and pharmacy-based tools to help Medicare beneficiaries navigate Medicare health insurance options, choose the right plan and enroll in select plans online or over the phone through Medicare.com (www.Medicare.com), eHealthMedicare.com (www.eHealthMedicare.com), GoMedigap (www.goMedigap.com) and PlanPrescriber.com (www.PlanPrescriber.com).
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