COVID-19 and Telehealth Remote Communications

Are you a healthcare provider? Do you practice Telehealth? Do you wonder about using widely available communication apps, for any telehealth treatment or diagnostic purpose? Is the use in good faith? If you answer yes to those four questions, potential HIPAA violations will be waived, regardless of the telehealth services' direct relations to COVID-19. Check out the Notification of Enforcement Discretion on telehealth remote communications here:

https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/emergency-preparedness/notification-enforcement-discretion-telehealth/index.html



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