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Publication Citation: An Introductory Resource Guide for Implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule

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Author(s): Matthew A. Scholl; Kevin M. Stine; Joan Hash; Pauline Bowen; L A. Johnson; Carla Dancy Smith; Daniel Steinberg;
Title: An Introductory Resource Guide for Implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule
Published: October 23, 2008
Abstract: Special Publication 800-66 Rev. 1, An Introductory Resource Guide for Implementing the Health Insurance Probability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule, which discusses security considerations and resources that may provide value when implementing the requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule, was written to help educate readers about information security terms used in the HIPAA Security Rule and to improve understanding of the meaning of the security standards set out in the Security Rule, direct readers to helpful information in other NIST publications on individual topics the HIPAA Security Rule addresses, and aid readers in understanding the security concepts discussed in the HIPAA Security Rule. This publication does not supplement, replace, or supersede the HIPAA Security Rule itself. [Supersedes SP 800-66 (March 2005): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=150215]
Citation: NIST SP - 800-66 Rev 1
Pages: 117 pp.
Keywords: Information Security; Healthcare; HIPAA; security rule
Research Areas: Health IT, Information Technology, ITL
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