HIPAA and HITRUST: What’s the Difference?

HIPAA and HITRUST are acronyms that sound alike, and are related. However, the two terms, HIPAA and HITRUST, embody different things. So what is the difference between HIPAA and HITRUST? HIPAA is a law and HITRUST is an organization. Under the Security Rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), covered entities and business associates must develop administrative, physical, and technical [...]