The HIPAA law requirements for healthcare data transmission mandate that covered entities must implement appropriate safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of ePHI during its transmission, including using encryption and secure communication protocols to protect data while it is being transmitted over networks. Data transmission facilitates the exchange of ePHI between covered entities, such as healthcare providers, health plans, and clearinghouses. To protect sensitive patient data during its transmission, HIPAA established strict requirements that must be adhered to by all involved parties.
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