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Is Texting PHI in Violation of HIPAA?

Is Texting PHI in Violation of HIPAA?

Under certain circumstances, transmitting protected health information (PHI) via text message is a violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Whether or not the text message is a violation depends on the contents of the message, to whom the message was sent,…