PHOENIX, Ariz – December 18, 2014 – BillingTree, one of the nation’s premier payment solutions providers, today announced it has completed the 2014 assessment in line with the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule. The HIPAA assessment, which was carried out by nationwide independent security and compliance experts A-Lign, confirms to healthcare receivables firms that the company continues to remain compliant with industry regulations.

The successful assessment is part of BillingTree’s industry-leading policy of regulatory compliance – the company is also holds PCI DSS Level 1 Compliance certification and is accredited with an ‘A+’ rating by the internationally respected independent Better Business Bureau (BBB). In August the company also announced its successful examination in conformity with the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16.

The HIPAA assessment certifies that BillingTree’s processes, procedures and controls have been formally evaluated and tested against guidelines laid down by the U.S Department of Health and Human Services. A-Lign conducted the assessment using a combination of interviews, observation and inspection of evidence to determine BillingTree’s controls and procedures are in place as required.

“At BillingTree we are committed to ensuring our customers and partners enjoy complete compliance across a range of industries,” commented BillingTree’s CEO Edgars Sturans. “This latest HIPAA assessment shows BillingTree’s continued dedication to ensure our payment processing services are secure and compliant. It’s evidence that our controlled procedures and environment continue to operate in line with up-to-date industry standards.”

Organizations in the healthcare receivables marketplace interested in more information on healthcare compliance can register here for a replay of a recent BillingTree webinar around the topic.