HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification validates Benistar Admin Services Inc. is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information.
Benistar Admin Services Inc (Benistar)., a leading provider of group retiree medical benefits, today announced that Benistar Admin Services, Inc.: Healthmaster, Benistar Health located in Avon, CT. as well as office locations in Bluffton, SC, St. Charles, IL and Norwalk, CT, have earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.
HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certified status demonstrates that Benistar Admin Services, Inc.: Healthmaster, Benistar Health located in Avon, CT. as well as office locations in Bluffton, SC, St. Charles, IL and Norwalk, CT, have met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Benistar Admin Services Inc. 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 Assurance Program helps organizations address security and data protection challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.
“Organizations like ours are continually under pressure to meet complex compliance and privacy requirements that include technical and process elements such as NIST and ISO,” said Donna Wayne, VP of Administration at Benistar Admin Services Inc. “We are pleased to demonstrate to our customers the highest standards for data protection and information security by achieving HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification.”
“The HITRUST Assurance Program is the most rigorous available, consisting of a multitude of quality assurance checks, both automated and manual,” said Bimal Sheth, Executive Vice President, Standards Development & Assurance Operations, HITRUST. “The fact that Benistar Admin Services Inc. has achieved HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification attests to the high quality of their information risk management and compliance program.”
About Benistar Admin Services Inc.
Benistar is a nationwide leader in group retiree medical benefits. We are focused on the design and administration of retiree medical and prescription drug plans. By working with brokers and consultants we provide retiree medical and prescription drug solutions for companies and organizations nationwide. Benistar provides retiree health and retirement plans for more than 1,300 plan sponsors throughout the U.S.