Awareness : Medical Compliance Tips

What is considered Protected Health Information (PHI)?

PHI is identifiable healthcare information related to the past, present or future physical or mental condition of an individual.

Examples of PHI include:

  • Full name
  • Social security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Health insurance ID number
  • Date of birth
  • Full face photo

In combination with an individual’s healthcare-related information, including:

  • Treatment
  • Diagnosis
  • Medications
  • Billing details