The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was enacted to assure health insurance portability, reduce healthcare fraud, guarantee security & privacy of health information, and enforce standards for health information.
HIPAA is intended to facilitate the most efficient and effective use of modern communication technology to reduce costs associated with administrative overhead in the healthcare industry, while ensuring that the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of patient information is not unduly compromised.
HIPAA compliance is an ongoing process that requires continual investment in people, process, and technology infrastructure. In addition, companies that do not protect "electronic protected health information" (ePHI ) may be subject to criminal and civil penalties.
MedLever is committed to providing software which will support our customer's continuing compliance with HIPAA.
Last update: November 23, 2016.