Glossary of Compliance

Compliance Glossary

Our list of curated compliance glossary offers everything you to know about compliance in one place.

Glossary » HIPAA » ePHI


Any patient data that is created, stored, managed, transmitted, or shared via electronic means is Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI). As per the HIPAA regulation, there are 18 HIPAA identifiers that qualify as ePHI. Covered entities and business associates are required to protect ePHI as per HIPAA security and privacy rule. 

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