No, Whatsapp does not define itself as a HIPAA compliant app. Although it is encrypted end to end, it doesn’t offer a Business Associate Agreement (BAA). WhatsApp shouldn’t be used for communicating protected health information (PHI).
Is WhatsApp HIPAA compliant?
WhatsApp is a popular messaging app used by millions around the globe. It can be used for texting, sharing images, and making phone and video calls.
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