Policy #: BP-010

 

Policy Name: Privacy Policy

 

Objective: Compliance with HIPAA Privacy Standards

 

Effective Date: April 7, 2003

 

Procedure:

 

It is the policy of our practice that all physician and staff preserve the integrity and the confidentiality of protected health information (PHI) pertaining to our patient. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that our practice and its physicians and staff have the necessary medical and PHI to provide the highest quality medical care possible while protecting the confidentiality of the PHI of our patient to the highest degree possible. Patient should not fear about providing information to our practice and its physicians and staff for purposes of treatment, payment and healthcare operations (TPO). To that end, our practice and its physicians and staff will --

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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President Bel-Park Anesthesia Associates, Inc. Date

 

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Practice Administrator Bel-Park Anesthesia Associates, Inc. Date

 

 

 

Source: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Manual, Copyright 2001Gates, Moore & Company, http://www.gatesmoore.com/.

Reprinted with permission.