HIPAA Identifiers

  1. Names
  2. All geographic subdivisions smaller than the state
  3. All elements of dates smaller than a year (i.e. birth date, admission, discharge, death, etc.)
  4. Phone numbers
  5. Fax numbers
  6. E-mail addresses
  7. Social Security numbers
  8. Medical record numbers
  9. Health plan beneficiary
  10. Any other account numbers
  11. Certificate/license numbers
  12. Vehicle identifiers
  13. Device identification numbers
  14. Web URLs
  15. Internet IP address numbers
  16. Biometric identifiers (fingerprint, voice print, retina scan, etc.)
  17. Full face photographs or comparable images
  18. Any other unique number, characteristic, or code