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.
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.
Fosters operating cost reductions through greater overall business efficiencies.
Provides regular, comprehensive and objective ongoing evaluation of business operations and risk assessment including reaccreditation every two years.
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.
Gain valuable insights and recommendations that assist your organization improve performance.
Demonstrate adherence to a higher standard of quality, privacy, security and confidentiality as well as data management.
Ensure customer trust in your ability to manage their data with integrity and effectiveness.
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.