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Daily.co Video Calls API Developer Documentation

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HIPAA Compliance for Healthcare

Learn how to turn on HIPAA compliance, with the Daily.co API

With just a few lines of code, developers can embed HIPAA compliant video calls. We designed our APIs to be secure and compliant from the ground up, so we will sign a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA). Our infrastructure lets you scale, and our blog posts and tutorials help you get support. You also can reach us for support.

Please read these sections, to understand how compliance works:

We are glad to answer any questions about compliance. Ping us! And our answers can be more insightful if you can provide context on your use case. We also are happy to schedule a call.

Mandatory: Requirements & Violation Warning


The below is required for HIPAA compliance:

  1. HIPAA compliance is part of our Scale plan, $199/mo. Please upgrade. Fill out this quick form. We'll then refund your payment, so you get a free 30-day trial.
  2. We must turn on compliance for your account, and confirm it's done. (The free trial and compliance form are the same. Once you fill it out, we'll follow up in 1 business day.)
  3. Embed video calls using our front-end js library. You must use the wrapper library to be compliant.

Please be aware that certain features are turned off in HIPAA. See below.



A video call link that is not embedded is not compliant. If a video call link is opened in a browser where it is not embedded with the Daily.co API JS library, you are in violation of compliance.

More information on HIPAA compliance & technical architecture


When you turn on HIPAA compliance for your video calls, we turn off features that could compromise PHI and PII. Learn more.

  • Recording is not enabled on a HIPAA domain.
  • Chat is not enabled on a HIPAA domain.
  • To create rooms, you must create them programmatically via the API. You cannot create rooms via the dashboard.

Pricing & Free Trial

  • HIPAA compliance requires our Launch $199/mo upgrade. Learn more about pricing.
  • We are happy to give a 30-day free trial. Please upgrade. When you fill out your form requesting compliance, we'll also refund your upgrade.See the form.

Get started: How to turn on compliance

  1. Sign up and claim your subdomain at https://daily.co.
  2. Generate your API key. (That's free.)
  3. Upgrade to Scale.
  4. Fill out this form.
  5. In 1 business day, we refund your upgrade for a 30-day free trial, and also enable HIPAA compliance for your subdomain. We will confirm this is done.
  6. During implementation, use our JS library to embed calls.

How can we help?

Let us know if you'd like to touch base on our roadmap, and what other features or help we can provide. Contact us anytime!

Updated about a month ago

HIPAA Compliance for Healthcare

Learn how to turn on HIPAA compliance, with the Daily.co API

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