Document Disposal

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What are the HIPAA regulations for document disposal?

Document Disposal

There are many rules and regulations about confidential document disposal including that of doctor's offices and medical facilities. Paper shredders play an important part in keeping with these regulations, however, medical offices must also keep media locked and secured at all times to keep with HIPAA regulations.You can either pay a company to dispose of these documents or use a shredder yourself. There are large office sized shredding machines that can manage large loads of paper or desktop shredders that fit over a waste basket to help you shred as needed. Be sure that your employees understand what documents must be shredded in order to protect your company.

   

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