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Greenup County Ambulance Authority Privacy Notice

                                      Welcome to Greenup County Ambulance Authority Privacy Notice. This document explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information. We are committed to ensuring the privacy and security of your data.

Information We Collect

We collect various types of personal information to provide emergency medical services and fulfill legal obligations. This may include:

  • Contact information (name, address, phone number)

  • Health information

  • Emergency contact details

  • Location data

  • Incident details

How We Use Your Information

                                    We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  1. Emergency Response: To provide timely and appropriate emergency medical services.

  2. Communication: To contact you or your designated emergency contacts.

  3. Medical Records: To maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records for your treatment.

  4. Legal Obligations: To comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

Data Security

We take the security of your personal information seriously. We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

Greenup County Ambulance Authority

HIPAA NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

Effective Date: 12/18/2023

THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

I. OUR PLEDGE REGARDING MEDICAL INFORMATION: We understand that medical information about you and your health is personal. We are committed to protecting your health information. We create a record of the care and services you receive to provide quality care and to comply with legal requirements.

II. OUR LEGAL DUTY: We are required by law to:

  • Maintain the privacy of your health information.

  • Provide you with this Notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your health information.

  • Follow the terms of the Notice that is currently in effect.

III. HOW WE MAY USE AND DISCLOSE HEALTH INFORMATION: The following categories describe different ways that we use and disclose health information:

  1. Treatment: We may use health information about you to provide, coordinate, or manage your healthcare and any related services. For example, we may disclose your health information to physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who are involved in your care.

  2. Payment: We may use and disclose your health information to obtain payment for services we provide to you. For example, we may disclose your health information to your insurance company to obtain reimbursement for the services provided.

  3. Healthcare Operations: We may use and disclose your health information in connection with our healthcare operations. Healthcare operations include activities such as quality assessment and improvement activities, reviewing the competence or qualifications of healthcare professionals, and conducting training programs.

IV. YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING HEALTH INFORMATION: You have the following rights regarding your health information:

  1. Right to Inspect and Copy: You have the right to inspect and obtain a copy of your health information.

  2. Right to Amend: If you feel that health information, we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, you may ask us to amend the information.

  3. Right to an Accounting of Disclosures: You have the right to request an accounting of certain disclosures we have made of your health information.

  4. Right to Request Restrictions: You have the right to request a restriction or limitation on the health information we use or disclose about you.

  5. Right to Request Confidential Communications: You have the right to request that we communicate with you about your health information in a certain way or at a certain location.

  6. Right to a Paper Copy of This Notice: You have the right to a paper copy of this Notice.

 

 

V. HOW TO CONTACT US: For further information about our privacy practices or if you have questions or concerns, please contact: Greenup County Ambulance Authority 1819 Ashland Road, Greenup, KY 41144     www.greenupcountyambulanceauthority.com

 

                

VI. CHANGES TO THIS NOTICE: We reserve the right to change this Notice. We will promptly revise and distribute this Notice whenever there is a material change to the uses or disclosures, your individual rights, our legal duties, or other privacy practices stated in this Notice.

VII. COMPLAINTS: If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with us or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. To file a complaint with us, contact: recordsrequest@mcabilling.com.

 

Greenup County Ambulance Authority

1819 Ashland Road

Greenup, KY 41144

(606) 473-0157

kcallihan@greenupcountyky.gov

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