HIPAA rules by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and are documented in the Privacy Rule with specific rules regarding sharing of information between health care providers. Dental laboraotories and Dental clinics are both considered (Health Care Providers) and are permitted to share patient information and treatment activities.
Furthermore, according to the ADA the Privacy Rule states that there is no requirement for a Business Associate Agreement between the dental laboratory and the dental practice. “Protected Health Information”, such as SS #’s, telephone numbers, birth dates, medical records, or information that relates the patient to their name on the work authorization or their relatives. is not shared from the dental clinics to the dental laboratory. The information shared is only used to identify the company brand of materials and tooth numbers sent to the laboratory.
Phoenix Dental Laboratory manages highest level of data security on our site and data between our laboratory and our value customers.