i 449 Recovery HIPAA Privacy Practices Orange County

PURPOSE:

To describe the policies and procedures governing access, use and disclosure of protected health information.

SCOPE:

The 449 Recovery Privacy Policy applies to all 449 Recovery workforce members and individuals working on behalf of 449 Recovery and to all protected health information created, received, maintained or transmitted by 449 Recovery, Inc.

POLICY:

449 Recovery Privacy Policy governs how protected health information may be accessed, used and disclosed to ensure compliance with state and federal privacy laws and regulations, including the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and its implementing regulations known as the Privacy and Security Rules (codified at 42 C.F.R. Part 2 and 45 C.F.R. Parts 160 and 164).  This Privacy Policy also describes the rights of individuals with respect to their protected health information.449 Recovery and its workforce members may not access, use or disclose protected health information except as provided herein and as otherwise permitted or required by applicable state and federal law.

The HIPAA Privacy Practices Plan is made available to all staff on the 449 Recovery Policies & Procedures