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Internal Assessors

Internal Assessors are employees of an assessed organization or outsourced consultants who facilitate the HITRUST® assessment process by performing in-house testing in advance of an External Assessor’s validated assessment fieldwork.

If you are part of an internal audit department or a team of consultants who meet objectivity and qualification requirements and are approved by HITRUST through a defined application process, you can use the following resources to facilitate your assessment journey.

Resources for Internal Assessors

Want to learn more?

Here are some resource materials that may be of interest.


 Advisory Bulletin: HAA 2019-010: Updated Documentation Requirements for Relying on Third-party Reports


 Advisory Bulletin: HAA 2019-011: Relying on the Work of Internal Assessors


HITRUST Authorized Internal Assessor Program Application

Academy Refresher Course

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