CMS Changes Longstanding Policy, Allows Providers to Text Patient Information and Orders

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By Brian Murphy Ladies and gentlemen, start your texts. Texting patient information and the texting of patient orders among members of the health care team is now permissible, if accomplished through a HIPAA compliant secure texting platform (STP) and in compliance with the Conditions of Participation (CoPs), according to a recent CMS memorandum. See link…

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