HHS Releases Updated Security Risk Assessment Tool

Published: 09/15/2023

  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Assisted Living,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Behavioral Health - Outpatient,
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Community Mental Health Centers,
  • All Healthcare Organizations,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Office-Based Surgery,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Behavioral Health - Inpatient,
  • Hospice,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released of version 3.4 of the Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool.

The Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool is designed to help healthcare providers conduct a risk analysis as required by the HIPAA Security Rule. Identifying and assessing potential risks and vulnerabilities to electronic protected health information

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