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Not all guidelines are mandated to healthcare providers by HIPAA. The rules about how long you need to hold on to patient data after their discharge date has nothing to do with any HIPAA rules. This timeline depends entirely on the state your practice resides in.

Check out this week’s Tech Tip to learn more about the rules around legacy EMR data, and what your state expects you to do for your patients. Click the play button below. If you can’t see the image, just click here to watch this video.



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