Common Questions we’ve received from clients about HIPAA Compliance changes.
Q: If you have a deceased patient, does HIPAA still apply?
A: Yes, the medical record remains confidential regardless of the
Q: What are the rules for emailing or texting protected health information (PHI) to outside vendors?
A: It must be under a Business Associates Agreeement and it must have an encrypted secure line. Standard text messaging is not HIPAA compliant.