Posted On: Jul 22, 2020
AWS App Mesh is now a U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) eligible service. Customers can now use AWS App Mesh to manage communication between services that contains protected health information (PHI). To learn more, visit our site on services compliance or see our compliance resources.
AWS App Mesh is a service mesh for observing, managing and securing communication between services. You can learn more about AWS App Mesh on the product page.
HIPAA Eligibility applies to all AWS Regions where AWS App Mesh is available. If you have a HIPAA Business Associate Addendum (BAA) in place with AWS, you can now start using AWS App Mesh for your HIPAA eligible workloads. If you do not have a BAA in place with AWS or have any other questions about running HIPAA-regulated workloads on AWS, please contact us. See the Architecting for HIPAA Security and Compliance on Amazon Web Services Whitepaper for information and best practices about how to configure AWS HIPAA Eligible Services to store, process, and transmit PHI.