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VSP Vision Achieves HITRUST Risk Based Certification
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Today, VSP Vision™, the first national not-for-profit vision benefits company and leader in health-focused vision care, announced their claim database, claim intake and adjudication, claim payment, and claim pricing operations have earned certified status by HITRUST for information security.
HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certified status demonstrates that VSP Vision’s claims unit has met demanding regulatory compliance and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. The achievement places VSP Vision 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.
“One of the ways we work to earn the trust of our VSP members and clients is by remaining diligent against threats to our information security,” said VSP Vision Chief Information Security Officer, Roin Nance. “Achieving HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification demonstrates that our teams uphold the highest standards for data protection, privacy compliance, and information security.”
“The HITRUST Assurance Program is rigorous and reliable because of the comprehensiveness of control requirements, depth of review, and consistency of oversight,” said Bimal Sheth, Executive Vice President, Standards Development & Assurance Operations, HITRUST. “HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certification demonstrates VSP Vision is taking the most proactive approach to cybersecurity, data protection, and risk management.”
About VSP Vision
At VSP Vision™, our purpose is to empower human potential through sight. As the first national not-for-profit vision benefits company, this is what drives everything we do. For nearly 70 years, VSP has been the leader in health-focused vision care. Every day, the people that power our complementary businesses—VSP® Vision Care, Marchon Eyewear, Inc., Visionworks®, Eyefinity®, Eyeconic, VSP® Optics, and VSP® Ventures—work together to create a world where everyone can bring their best vision to life. That means providing affordable access to eye care and eyewear for more than 85 million members through a network of more than 41,000 doctors.
It also means expanding access to vision care to those disadvantaged by income, distance, or disaster through VSP Vision™ Eyes of Hope®. To date, more than 3.8 million people in need have received access to no-cost eye care and eyewear through one of our Eyes of Hope programs. Learn more about how we’re reinvesting in greater vision, health, and opportunities for all at vspvision.com.