Summary of the HIPAA Security Rule – This is a summary of key elements of the Security Rule including who is covered, what information is protected, and what safeguards must be in place to ensure appropriate protection of electronic protected health information.  Because it is an overview of the Security Rule, it does not address every detail of each provision (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2013).


U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. (2013, July 26). Summary of the HIPAA Security Rule. Retrieved from https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/security/laws-regulations/index.html