ELECTRONIC TRANSFER OF PROTECTED PATIENT INFORMATION PRIVACY PRACTICE
Cypress Creek Chiropractic and Wellness seeks to protect the privacy of Protected Health Information stored on computers of Cypress Creek Chiropractic and Wellness or transmitted via the internet.
Only authorized employees shall have access to computers on which Protected Patient Information is stored. All computers will be protected with a password. Only authorized employees may use a password to access computers. The password will be periodically changed and changed any time an authorized employee leaves the Practice’s employ.
Only the owners of the practice will be authorized to take out of the Practice’s premises back up discs or flash drives onto which Protected Patient Information has been copied. The owner will take appropriate steps to protect the information on the discs or flash drives from unauthorized disclosure. Back up data will be stored in a secure place.
Any electronic claims that may be filed using software that is approved for electronic transmissions of Protected Health Information and which protects the privacy of such information as it becomes available.
The Practice will make certain that any billing services used by the Practice to electronically file claims on behalf of the Practice have a policy adopted that protects Protected Health Information and that uses software that is approved for electronic transmissions of Protected Health Information and which protects the privacy of such information.