Prime Health Services Completes Rigorous SOC 2® Certification Solidifying Commitment to Data Security
NASHVILLE, TN (Wednesday, October 26, 2016) - Prime Health Services, a national medical cost containment company, announces receipt of its Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 attestation engagement report, affirming that Prime Health’s information security practices, policies, procedures, and operations meet the SOC 2® standards for security, availability, and confidentiality.
This is independent validation that the company's internal
security controls are in accordance with the American Institute of
Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)'s applicable Trust Services
Principles and Criteria. The audit includes an assessment
- Security: Data centers are protected against unauthorized
access, both physical and logical.
- Availability: Data centers are available for operation and use
as committed or agreed.
- Confidentiality: Information designated as confidential is
protected as committed or agreed.
The SOC 2® audit examination is the most widely
recognized authoritative guidance for providing service
organizations with a uniform method for disclosing independently
assessed information about the design and operation of internal
controls related to their services. Prime Health Services joins an
elite group of companies that demonstrate a substantially higher
level of assurance and operational visibility to their clients.
Prime Health Services' SOC 2® report verifies
the existence of internal controls (criteria) which have been
designed and implemented to meet the requirements for the security
principles set forth in the Trust Services Principles and Criteria
for Security. It provides a thorough review of how Prime Health
Services' internal controls affect the security, availability, and
processing integrity of the solutions it offers to process client's
data, and the confidentiality and privacy of the information
processed by these systems. This independent validation of security
controls is crucial for customers in highly regulated
"Obtaining our SOC 2® Type 1 certification
reinforces Prime Health Services' ongoing commitment to the
security, availability, and processing integrity of our automated
medical bill adjustment services," says Christian Puryear, Chief
Information Officer at Prime Health Services. "Our clients can be
confident we are making every effort to establish and maintain the
highest level of security and compliance."
The Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Report is performed in
accordance with AT 101, developed to put requirements in place for
CPAs examining and issuing reports on controls over subject matter
other than financial reporting, and based upon around four broad
principles: Policies, Communications, Procedures, and Monitoring.
Each of the principles have defined criteria (controls) which must
be met to demonstrate adherence to the principles and produce an
unqualified opinion, meaning no significant exceptions are to be
found during the audit.
About Prime Health Services, Inc.
Prime Health Services, Inc. is a leading national managed care
company whose mission is to reduce unnecessary health care costs
through a variety of functions of health insurance, delivery of
care, and administration, including our noteworthy primary
Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Network that is customizable
for each client's needs. The Prime Health Services PPO (PrimePPO)
Network includes workers' compensation, commercial group health,
auto liability, corrections, and Medicare Advantage focused PPO
networks. Over 700,000 nationwide providers and facilities make up
the PrimePPO Network, which is available to the insurance carrier,
third party administrator (TPA), self-insured, governmental, and
captive insurance markets. More information is available at www.primehealthservices.com or by calling
866-348-3887. Connect on Twitter (@PrimePPO), Facebook
(@PrimeHealthServices), LinkedIn (/company/Prime-Health), and
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