May 07, 2021

NIST Opens Call for Comments on HIPAA Security Rule Implementation Resource

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) is planning on updating NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-66, Revision 1, An Introductory Resource Guide for Implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule and has opened a call for comments. The last version of this resource guide was published in 2008. The comment period is open through June 15. Once the resulting draft of Revision 2 is completed, it will be published for public review and comment.