Texas HIPAA Notice for PHI
Notice and authorization required for electronic disclosure of protected health information; exceptions.
This email communication portal does not encrypt electronic communication and does not meet HIPAA security standards. Please know that communications via email over the internet are not secure. Although it is unlikely, there is a possibility that information you include in an email can be intercepted and read by other parties besides the person to whom it is addressed. Please do not include personal identifying information such as the patient’s name, birth date, or personal medical information in any emails you send to us. If you send individually identifiable health information (IIHI) and other sensitive, confidential or protected health information to us via email, this act indicates that you acknowledge and accept the possible risks associated with such communication. Please consider communicating any sensitive information by telephone, fax or mail. Responses to emails containing such sensitive information will be made by telephone, fax or mail.