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Vital Stats

HIPAA compliance with this product appears possible?: No.
Recommend for your HIPAA risk management needs?: No.

What Is This Product?

 Nextiva vFAX is an online fax service that facilitates sending faxes via email, online portal, or via a classic fax machine. While the company, Nextiva, offers other products and services for which they will execute a Business Associate Agreement (BAA,) they will not execute a BAA for their vFAX service. They explicitly state that “Nextiva vFAX is not HIPAA compliant…”

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