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Are there any laws that specify how a physician's office has

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Are there any laws that specify how a physician's office has to document the sending of medical records (FMAL Application) to the employer? Employer states they did not received fax and will not accept the manner in which the physician's office documents the faxing of records.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 6 months ago.
courts hold this information needs to be done to maintain confidentiality, privacy and hipaa compliance. As such, it should be sent in a secure way such as federal express or certified mail. A facsimile to an open fax number absent patient consents exposes the sender to a claim of a violation of rights.
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 6 months ago.
Please let me know if that is fast and acceptable.
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 5 months ago.
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