HIPAA

 

Policy HP-1 states about Patient Privacy Rights:

Community Hospice of Texas and its affiliate and Providence Hospice implements policies and procedures to accommodate patient privacy rights as required by and specified in the Privacy Rule of the Administrative Simplification provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.

 

A copy of specific information may be requested in writing per the HIPAA Regulatory Standards. Each of our managed Hospices will provide information once a written request has been received if disclosure of such information is permitted by law and regulations.