Communicate securely with care providers using a HIPAA compliant messaging protocol that is a easy to use as e-mail. It can be added to an e-mail application such as Microsoft Outlook and it works with mobile devices like your iPhone. Direct Secure Messaging meets the highest national standards for ensuring your protected health information remains private and can only be viewed by those with whom you choose for it to be shared. The information you share during the identity verification process required to establish your Direct Address is shared privately and securely. It is used solely to confirm the needed level of assurance for your account.
NOTE: The identity verification and service purchasing process is powered by MaxMD. MaxMD is fully accredited through the Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program (DTAAP) developed by DirectTrust.org and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), MaxMD operates as a Health Information Service Provider (HISP), Certificate Authority (CA) and Registration Authority (RA). DTAAP recognizes excellence in healthcare data processing and transactions, and ensures compliance with industry-established standards, HIPAA regulations, and the Direct Secure Messaging Protocol.