HIPAA and Patient Privacy
Shamrock is committed to providing exceptional home health care to the communities that we serve. Each employee or any other person acting under the authority of our covered entity has an obligation to uphold our high ethical standards and to comply with all federal and state regulations. We are dedicated to protecting the privacy and security of your Protected Health Information (PHI) by following the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. The law defines boundaries and is designed to provide patients with specific rights and protections surrounding their PHI. Patients have the right to:
Protecting your Privacy
We understand that medical information about you is personal, know that we are working hard to preserve the security and privacy of your confidential information. We have physical and electronic safeguards in place to protect your information, and are continually implementing new technologies in order to maintain the high level of care and service that our patients expect and deserve.
Contact Information and Related Resources
The Agency’s Administration is here to help when you have a privacy related question or concern. Please feel free to contact the Shamrock office at (203) 256-1804.
Visit the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services , Office of Civil Rights on Health Information Privacy for Consumers.
See more information on sharing health information with family members and friends from the Office for Civil Rights.