Read the article that is attached below 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.
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.