New reasons to beware of texting patient information
HIPAA isn't the only reason anymore to be cautious about texting patient information. At the end of 2017, CMS instructed surveyors that some texting of patient information violates Medicare/Medicaid Conditions of Participation and Conditions for Coverage. CMS warns that texting of patient orders is prohibited regardless of the platform utilized.
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