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June 25, 2024

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Senate Finance Chair Wyden urges HHS to mandate cyber best practices for ‘systemically important entities’

By Jacob Livesay / June 6, 2024

The Department of Health and Human Services should require “systemically important entities” in the health sector to meet a minimum set of cybersecurity standards in light of the high-impact February cyber attack on Change Healthcare, according to Senate Finance Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR).

“It is clear that HHS’ current approach to healthcare cybersecurity — self-regulation and voluntary best practices — is woefully inadequate and has left the health care system vulnerable to criminals and foreign government hackers. HHS must follow...

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