While Textfree's services are not designed to be HIPAA compliant, you may still be able to use our services to communicate with your patients. This is dependent on what information, or details you plan to communicate about.
With that being said, we cannot offer a Business Associate Agreement (BAA).
This article will show you how to use SMS to communicate with patients while maintaining HIPAA compliance: https://www.hipaajournal.com/hipaa-regulations-for-sms/
While we can’t specifically recommend any of these services, we searched for secure messaging solutions, which advertise HIPAA compliance and found the following:
- TigerText : TigerText also had a write up on whether or not their services are HIPAA compliant which can be read here
If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know and we'd be happy to help.