Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary: Health Insurance Reform: Security Standards
GAO-03-510R: Mar 6, 2003
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of the Secretary's new rule concerning security standards for health care information. GAO found that (1) the rule adopts standards for the security of electronic protected health information to be implemented by health plans, health care clearinghouses, and certain health care providers; and (2) HHS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.