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Passport maintains multiple accreditations that validate our ability to securely manage patient data and other health care transactions.

I E-Verify™ Employer

I E-Verify™ Certified since: 2012

The I E-Verify™ highlights employers' commitment to working with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in order to maintain a legal workforce and reduce the use of fraudulent identity documents though enrollment in the modern and effective E-Verify System. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

 

CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE)

CAQH  CORE Phase II Certified since: 2011

The CORE Phase II rules are advancing  the way the healthcare industry communicates and are increasing interoperability, which will help to fulfill the priorities of the national health IT agenda. CORE Phase II certification means providers working with these plans can access a richer set of consistent and accurate electronic administrative data, such as eligibility, benefits, and patient financial information. The Phase II rules also enable improved access to claims status, which was not included in Phase I.

CAQH CORE Phase I Certified since: 2007

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CORE certification testing ensures IT systems and products comply with the CORE rules for HIPAA eligibility (X12 270/271) transactions, making electronic administrative data communications seamless, streamlined and predictable, regardless of the technology through which they are delivered. 

 

Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission

Certified since: 2002

EHNACPassport is fully accredited by the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) for demonstrating excellence in processing health data transactions in compliance with industry-established standards and HIPAA regulations.  EHNAC's independent evaluation validates Passport’s processes for managing and transferring protected health information, including privacy measures, systems availability and security infrastructure.  

 

Health Information Exchange Accreditation Program Certified since: 2011

Passport is fully accredited under the Health Information Exchange Accreditation Program (HIEAP) from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). Through the consultative review process, EHNAC evaluated Passport in areas of privacy and security, technical performance, business practices and organizational resources as it relates to health information exchange (HIE) policies and procedures. Passport was awarded EHNAC HIEAP accredited status for a period of two years.

 

HFMA Credentialed Revenue Cycle Representative Program

Participant: 2010-2011

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Many Passport employees are certified HFMA Credentialed Revenue Cycle Representatives.

 

 

Electronic Health Network Certification from the Maryland Health Care Commission

 Awarded to Passport Health Communications February, 2012

 

Microsoft Gold Certified Partner

Certified since: 2006

Gold Certified Partners represent the highest level of competence and expertise with Microsoft technologies, and have the closest working relationship with Microsoft.

Payment Card Industry (PCI)

Certified since: 2009

Passport is certified as a compliant Level 1 Service Provider by the PCI Security Standards Council, a consortium of credit card issuers including VISA, MasterCard, Discover Card, American Express and JCB International.

The Council sets and administers regulations for the credit card industry regarding how businesses handle cardholder data. The regulations are designed to impose standards among businesses to minimize fraud, identity theft and other ways cardholder information can be compromised. There are four levels of compliance, with Level 1 being the most stringent.

The PCI DSS Compliance standard applies to all U.S. businesses accepting credit cards as a form of payment. The Council establishes criteria for retailers and other entities based on transaction volume and regularly monitors and audits to ensure compliance. Passport is scanned and tested monthly, quarterly and annually to maintain compliance.

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