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May 13, 2021

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NIST seeks comment on updated guide to implementing ‘HIPAA’ health-sector security rule

By Charlie Mitchell / May 4, 2021

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking input on uses and possible improvements to its implementation guide for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act security rule, a regulation administered by the Health and Human Services Department that has governed health-sector privacy and security practices for almost two decades.

NIST last week issued a “Pre-Draft Call for Comments: Implementing the HIPAA Security Rule,” with a June 15 deadline for submissions. NIST in an April 29 bulletin...

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