Does HIPAA Impose Medical Record Retention Requirements?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) protects the privacy and security of individually identifiable health information. The Act does so through regulations issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). These regulations can be classed into four rules: The HIPAA Privacy Rule, the HIPAA Security Rule, the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, and the HIPAA Omnibus Rule.  These rules [...]