HIPAA Privacy Rules at MMedTek, Inc.
As a key provider of services and technology to the health care industry, MMedTek, Inc. is implementing programs to address the standard transactions, privacy and security implications of the rules promulgated pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). MMedTek, Inc. understands the values embodied in these rules and is ready to address the challenge of HIPAA administrative simplification, including efficiency through standardized electronic transactions as well as attention to the privacy and security of individually identifiable healthcare information.
HIPAA Privacy Rules Leadership at MMedTek, Inc.
MMedTek, Inc. employs a chief privacy executive, who guides the privacy and security policies and practices, including those consistent with HIPAA, across the entire MMedTek, Inc. enterprises. Our goal is to ensure that systems, policies, and procedures are put into place to keep MMedTek, Inc. operations into compliance with HIPAA. We will also work to ensure that MMedTek, Inc. supports its customers with products and services that can facilitate customer compliance objectives. First Choice Medical Supply personnel are working hard to meet customer needs and intend to continue to be innovators of solutions that advance HIPAA privacy and security goals.
HIPAA has been called the most sweeping piece of healthcare legislation since Medicare. Consequently, compliance with the final HIPAA regulations will require a coordinated effort across the healthcare industry and among various constituents within healthcare organizations. MMedTek, Inc. is committed to compliance with HIPAA within its affected components and in helping our customers successfully meet their HIPAA commitments.
MMedTek, Inc. updates HIPAA Privacy Rules from time to time so please review it periodically. If you should have any questions or concerns regarding the HIPAA Privacy Rules please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The HIPAA Privacy Rule
The HIPAA Privacy Rule establishes national standards to protect individuals’ medical records and other personal health information and applies to health plans, health care clearinghouses, and those health care providers that conduct certain health care transactions electronically. The Rule requires appropriate safeguards to protect the privacy of personal health information, and sets limits and conditions on the uses and disclosures that may be made of such information without patient authorization. The Rule also gives patients rights over their health information, including rights to examine and obtain a copy of their health records, and to request corrections.
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