05:01 AM

TransUnion’s eScan Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security and Compliance

TransUnion Healthcare (NYSE: TRU) today announced that eScan Insurance Discovery Solution[1] earned certified status for information security by HITRUST®. HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that TransUnion Healthcare’s eScan solution has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk.

This achievement places TransUnion Healthcare 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 CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.

“The HITRUST CSF is the gold-standard that needs to be met, and TransUnion Healthcare is pleased to be able to demonstrate its commitment to information security through this certification,” said Gerry McCarthy, president of TransUnion Healthcare.

eScan leverages patented data matching technology with hundreds of query permutations to deliver a series of automated, customizable reports that identify insurance coverage for accounts. Through eScan, TransUnion Healthcare has helped more than 1,000 hospitals and thousands of physician partners identify more than $3 billion in payments for otherwise uncompensated care.

“The HITRUST CSF has become the information protection framework for the health care industry, and the HITRUST CSF Assurance program is bringing a new level of effectiveness and efficiency to third-party assurance,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. “By taking the steps necessary to obtain HITRUST CSF Certified status, TransUnion Healthcare is distinguished as an organization that is focused on keeping information safe.”

For additional information about TransUnion Healthcare, please visit:

About TransUnion Healthcare

TransUnion Healthcare, a wholly owned subsidiary of credit and information management company TransUnion, is a trusted provider of Revenue ProtectionTM solutions that help providers collect more cash up front and throughout the revenue cycle, and identify and maximize reimbursement opportunities to reduce bad debt. By leveraging our data assets, market-leading revenue cycle management technologies, and deep insights into consumer financial behavior, our partners are better enabled to reduce uncompensated care, engage patients early and improve cash flow.

About TransUnion (NYSE: TRU)

Information is a powerful thing. At TransUnion, we realize that. We are dedicated to finding innovative ways information can be used to help individuals make better and smarter decisions. We help uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity. Today, TransUnion has a global presence in more than 30 countries and a leading presence in several international markets across North America, Africa, Latin America and Asia. Through the power of information, TransUnion is working to build stronger economies and families and safer communities worldwide.

We call this Information for GoodSM.

[1] eScan is inclusive of several modules, some of which are only utilized by TransUnion Healthcare team members. Modules inlucde: ePortal, GetPaid, and Back Office Systems