Can X-rays be e-mailed under HIPAA?

Answer According to the American Association of Dental Office Managers, if you email a patient X-rays, you must only use a secure or encrypted email service. However, if the patient authorizes it, you may... Read More »

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Can X-rays be e-mailed?

X-rays can be converted and scanned as high quality digital files in a variety of file formats that third-party applications and systems can recognize. These formats include jpg, gif and pdf files,... Read More »

HIPAA Rules on E-Mailing X-Rays?

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) regulations protect the medical records of patients when they are sent from one party to another. Medical records include any information... Read More »

Is it a HIPAA violation to email X-rays?

Under HIPAA, X-rays are considered Protected Health Information and must be protected. While X-rays can be emailed, they must be encrypted so that only the sender and receiver have the "key" that w... Read More »

When are tax returns mailed out?

The type of tax return determines when it is mailed out. State tax return dates are determined by each state's treasury department (see Resources). Returns of overpaid federal taxes are generally m... Read More »