Developers and HIPAA

does an online appointment scheduler need to abide by HIPAA?

I would like to know if I offer an online appointment scheduler to health care providers, would the system and I, as the programmer/manager need to abide by HIPAA or other related laws. Information included in the system would not be medical in nature; it would just be the clients name, appointment date and time, their email address and phone number. Possibly a credit card for deposits, but that's not the concern. The concern would be their personal info, their name, email and phone and apt date/time. Would this system need to abide by HIPPA guide lines? or special confidentiality rules?

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Who are your customers? Check all that apply : Health plans or health care providers

What is your organization? : Software developer not specific to health care

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