Services in Support of the Texas Covered Entity Privacy and Security Certification Program

The Texas Health Services Authority (THSA) and the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) have partnered to help improve the protection of healthcare information for Texas residents. Working together, the two organizations are developing and managing the Texas Covered Entity Privacy and Security Certification Program, as created in accordance with Texas House Bill (HB) 300 passed in 2011.

HITRUST was awarded the exclusive contract to provide certification recommendation and related services to THSA in support of the program. To learn more about the Texas Covered Entity Privacy and Security Certification Program, visit HIETexas.org.

HITRUST has developed resources and tools to aid organizations in understanding the requirements and preparing for and undergoing an assessment.