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Altegra Health Announces Successful Audit for Medicare Management System

MIAMI LAKES, FL--(Marketwired - Aug 6, 2013) - Altegra Health Inc., a leading provider of business, technology and consulting solutions that improve healthcare organization performance, today announced that it passed a member security and privacy audit of all member outreach operations headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida.

A national assurance, tax and consulting firm focused on the middle market, and a member of the global accounting network RSM International, performed the SSAE 16 SOC 2 audit for the period between July 1 and December 31, 2012.

The audit tested for company control environment, risk assessment, and information and communication functions. It observed activities and operations, inspected documents and records, and examined and monitored management activities of supervisory and staff personnel. No exceptions or problems were noted in any of the 10 areas audited.

"We are very pleased with the audit results," said Cynthia Perrone, Vice President, Compliance & Privacy for Altegra Health. "We provide the highest-quality member outreach and engagement services for Medicare Advantage Plans, managed Medicaid plans, and other government-funded and reform-mandated plans and programs, with the strictest privacy controls in compliance with HIPAA, the HITECH Act and other regulations. This audit reminds our partners that their data -- and that of the clients they serve -- are secured to the highest degree possible."

About Altegra Health

Altegra Health™ is a leading provider of technology-enabled business and consulting services that improve health plan and provider organization performance by aligning proven revenue, quality and care management solutions with clients' existing capabilities. Altegra Health enhances enrollee and provider experience, strengthens compliance, and improves operations through integrated solutions focused on program assistance, risk adjustment and healthcare enhancement, as well as reimbursement and advisory services. For more information, visit AltegraHealth.com.