HIPAA: Policies For Selfie’s In Your Dental Practice

Although the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is an established component of any dental practice, it requires continuous attention to ensure proper compliance. Under HIPAA, dental practices became responsible for developing and implementing policies to protect personal health information (PHI). With advances in digital practices, these policies expanded to include additional rules to protect electronic patient health information (ePHI).With advances in digital practices, these policies expanded to include additional rules to protect electronic patient health information (ePHI). However, as the digital age changes with the introduction of more technology, HIPAA continues to become more comprehensive and more confusing.

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