HIPAA Compliance: ONC Updates Security Risk Assessment Tool

HealthITSecurity.com

Jessica Davis

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) in collaboration with the Office of Civil Rights released an update to the Department of Health and Human Services Security Risk Assessment Tool designed to support small- and medium-sized healthcare providers ensure HIPAA compliance.

Updates to the SRA tool include various new features, such as improved navigation throughout the assessment sections, export options for reports, and enhanced user interface scaling.

Under HIPAA, covered entities and their business associates are required to perform a risk assessment to assess compliance with HIPAA’s administrative, physical, and technical safeguards. An effective analysis will...

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