HIPAA Compliant Appointment Reminders

What is HIPAA Compliance?

HIPAA is the acronym for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act that was passed by Congress in 1996.  HIPAA does the following:

  • Provides the ability to transfer and continue health insurance coverage for millions of American workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs;
  • Reduces health care fraud and abuse;
  • Mandates industry-wide standards for health care information on electronic billing and other processes; and
  • Requires the protection and confidential handling of protected health information

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HIPAA Requirements

Do I Need HIPAA Compliant Appointment Reminders?

If your business maintains any type of health information for your patients, you are required to be HIPAA Compliant. Some of the types of businesses that require HIPAA compliance are

  • Physicians
  • Surgeons
  • Dentists
  • Podiatrists
  • Optometrists
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics

This Forbes article talks in detail about what business need HIPAA compliance.

Do I need HIPAA compliant appointment reminders

HIPAA Compliant Data Storage

Our HIPAA Compliant data centers are housed in the United States. All transmissions to and from our data centers use high level encryption to keep your data safe in transit.

We only require the minimum amount of data necessary to send your HIPAA compliant appointment reminders.

If and when you cancel your account, we will completely erase all of your patients data.

HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage

Our Commitment to HIPAA Compliance

We specialize in HIPAA Compliant Appointment Reminders. Data security and privacy are at the forefront of technology, especially where medical records and information are concerned.

We take extra steps to ensure that any data you share with us is secure, private, and confidential.

We follow the guidelines set forth in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Doctor Appointment Reminder

At AppointmentReminders.com we are very focused on Data Privacy and Security.  We take it very seriously! Know who you are dealing with before you share your customer's data!

Our Dedication to HIPAA Compliance

At AppointmentReminders.com we...
  • Follow the HIPAA guidelines of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • NEVER share your company data or your patients data
  • Only store the minimal data required to send your HIPAA compliant appointment reminders
  • Encrypt your data when in transit and at rest
  • Delete your data when no longer needed
  • Follow all additional HIPAA guidelines
  • Sign a BAA(Business Associate Agreement) with you. Ours can be found Here. We can typically sign yours as well if you have your own BAA that you prefer to use.

HIPAA Compliant Data Storage

  • Our database and web servers are stored securely in the USA with our HIPAA Compliant data partner HIPAA Vault
  • HIPAA Vault maintains data centers in multiple geographic locations including San Diego, CA and Phoenix, AZ.

Secure Encrypted Connections

  • Any time you connect to our website to view patient data, you are connecting through a secure, encrypted connection. This is also true with our integration service and web API.
  • Our data is transmitted through the most current version of TLS Encryption and never sent using plain, open text.
HIPAA Compliant appointment reminders