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Frequently asked questions
NO, regular email alone is not secure enough to satisfy HIPAA requirements. The content of a typical internet email message can reside on more than two unsecured servers during its journey from sender to recipient.
The MailHippo platform secures the email by extracting and encrypting the message contents before the email is ever sent.
HIPAA mandates that ePHI (electronic protected health information) must be safeguarded in several ways to ensure the integrity, security and confidentiality of patient health records.
MailHippo uses the latest in 256 Bit AES encryption technology, as well as other safeguards, to ensure that the HIPAA mandate is satisfied.
The MailHippo secure email messaging platform adds a powerful, additional security layer on top of your existing email address.
Simply log into the MailHippo.com website using your email and password. Then compose an email with or without attachments and click send. That’s it!
Your recipient will receive an email notification from you that a secure message is waiting for them to view.
They click the link in the notification, log into the MailHippo website and view the secure message.
MailHippo makes receiving secure emails easy. Simply provide others with your SendSafe address URL which looks like: https://sendsafe.to/youremailaddress. Senders place this link into their web browser or simply click on it and are taken to your secure SendSafe page. From this page they can compose a message along with attachments and send the message, HIPAA compliant, directly to your MailHippo inbox. You are then notified by email that a secure message is waiting in your MailHippo account. You can learn more about MailHippo’s proprietary SendSafe address here.
SendSafe® is MailHippo’s proprietary feature that empowers you to receive encrypted emails from anyone, even if they don’t subscribe to MailHippo.
No, out of the box Gmail is not HIPAA compliant. By default, they don’t provide you with a Business Associate Agreement. However, you can get a BAA from Google when setting up the administrator account on your company’s G suite profile. Further, Gmail does encrypt the message body and attachments. Encryption is a necessity for sending HIPAA compliant email. You will need a 3rd party add-on to encrypt your messages with Gmail. TotalHIPAA has a complete article on Gmail and HIPAA compliance you can find here.
Rather than going through all this to try and make your Gmail HIPAA compliant, you can simply sign up for a MailHippo account. MailHippo works great with Gmail and any other email provider. Click here to see how MailHippo works.
Yes, absolutely. MailHippo works with your existing email address allowing you to send and receive HIPAA compliant email message. There is no need to create a new email or make any changes to your existing email settings to use MailHippo. Simply sign up for MailHippo and start sending!