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EHNAC accreditation strengthens and protects your business while delivering important benefits:

Healthcare Reform Compliance

Ensure compliance with HIPAA, ARRA-HITECH and other select state rules and regulations.

Industry Compatibility

Accommodate industry standards and proper use of NCPDP, X12, HL7 and other formats.


Encourages quality improvements in products, services, workflow, revenue cycle and other business practices and policies.

Operating Cost

Fosters operating cost reductions through greater overall business efficiencies.

Regular Evaluation

Provides regular, comprehensive and objective ongoing evaluation of business operations and risk assessment including reaccreditation every two years.

Procedural Education

Learn about methods and procedures that can improve your efficiency, elevate your service levels and position your organization for greater success.  Ensures quality employee training programs and provides for additional risk mitigation.

Enhance Partnership Relationships

Create a competitive advantage with your trading partners regarding PHI and your overall corporate integrity through ongoing assessment of operations, security, privacy and security as well as policies and procedures.

Process Testing and Assessment

Provide a comprehensive assessment for transmission of data, security, timeliness, accuracy, system availability, capacity monitoring, use of the Internet, data storage and retrieval, and much more.

Performance Enhancement

Gain valuable insights and recommendations that assist your organization improve performance.

Leadership Status

Demonstrate adherence to a higher standard of quality, privacy, security and confidentiality as well as data management.

Increased Credibility

Ensure customer trust in your ability to manage their data with integrity and effectiveness.

Competitive Positioning

If your Competitors are not already accredited, they will be soon. EHNAC Accreditation is an important step for remaining competitive, and for avoiding potential exclusion from future business opportunities and mitigating your risk of breach of PHI.  Many states as well as the federal government have implemented or are considering endorsing various EHNAC accreditation programs.

State and RFP Requirements

Both Maryland and New Jersey require EHNAC accreditation for EHNs to conduct business in their states.  Many payers and providers require EHNAC accreditation in their RFPs.  These requirements serve as a model for other states to adopt.

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EHNAC Mission Statement

To promote standards-based accreditation within the healthcare data exchange industry

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