Click on the link below to read an article with recommendations and a sample confidentiality notice for the facsimile transmission of health information.
Davis, Nancy, et al. (2006, August). Facsimile Transmission of Health Information (Updated). AHIMA Practice Brief. Chicago, IL: American Health Information Management Association. Posted with permission from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). www.ahima.org.
Link to article
Given what you’ve read in this article, write a HIPAA-compliant Release of Information Policy and Procedure for Faxing Protected Health Information. Also compose a memo to accompany your policy and procedure and addressed to your hospital administrator asking for approval.
Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.
Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document. (Mac users, please remember to append the “.docx” extension to the filename.) The name of the file should be your first initial and last name, followed by an underscore and the name of the assignment, and an underscore and the date. An example is shown below: