To be fully compliant with HIPAA rules and regulations, providers need to have a comprehensive understanding of how Protected Health Information needs to be managed within a software application.
In addition, Medicaid (CMS) has rules and regulations for data retention, which overlap with HIPAA rules and regulations. Both have to be considered. General data security rules also need to be integrated into HIPAA best software practices, as well as end-user usability.
This eBook provides a roadmap for providers to understand how all these related but separate issues translate in practice into a software deployment.