HIPAA and texting

How Does HIPAA Impact Your Practice?

No medical office, and even other types of offices, can escape HIPAA.
HIPAA, or The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, protects the information of patients in all 50 states. This applies not […]

What Are the Penalties for HIPAA Violations and How to Avoid Them

Committing HIPAA violations as a medical worker can lead to a career end. Oddly enough, these violations are quite common and can occur without direct knowledge of the event.
HIPAA violations are categorized by tier, […]

Texting Violation of HIPAA

Imagine you have a thriving medical practice, but your patients want to receive information about their records via text. You learn that you can text your patients, but you need to follow HIPAA rules.
Luckily, […]