1640.005(a) Faxing Protected Health Information: Steps to Minimize Privacy Risks

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While fax machines provide a useful and efficient mechanism to transmit information within and outside of Florida International University, the transmission of protected health information via fax poses privacy risks associated with misdirected faxes and receipt of faxes in unsecured locations. This procedure is designed to minimize the risks associated with the faxing of this information by establishing criteria as to when and how to transmit protected health information via fax.

Use of Protected Health Information for Purposes of Treatment, Payment and Health Care Operations


Published on 2009-09-01

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Karyn Boston

Assistant VP & Chief Compliance Officer

11200 S.W. Eighth Street PC 429 Miami FL 33199
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