Using the HHS Security Risk Assessment Tool
- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
- All Healthcare Organizations
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule requires covered entities and its business associates to conduct a security risk assessment of their organizatiosn. A risk assessment helps ensure that organizations are compliant with HIPAA’s administrative, physical, and technical safeguards. A risk assessment can also help reveal areas where an organization’s protected health information (PHI) could be at risk.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Inf…