Home Care of Lake County

 

Privacy Policy

Home Care of Lake County and Lake County Around the Clock intend to operate in a manner which is fully compliant with the HIPAA & HITECH regulations. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act) in order to protect personal health information. As required by law, Home Care of Lake County and Around the Clock Home Care maintains policies and procedures about our work practices, including how we provide and coordinate care provided to our clients/patients. These policies and procedures include how we create, maintain and protect medical records; access to medical records and information about our clients/patients; how we maintain the confidentiality of all information related to our clients/patients; security of the billing and electronic files; and how we educated staff on privacy of client/patient information.