Shut the HIPAA Up!!!!!!
Attn: All Good Family Support Services Staff
How We Collect Information about You and clients: Good Family Support Services (GFSS) and its employees collect data through a variety of means including but not limited to letters, phone calls, medical information provided by doctors, client families or social workers that are required by law, or necessary to provide quality care to consumers.
What We Do Not Do With Information: Information about medical conditions and environmental situations of clients helps us form , track, and maintain quality care. All information regarding clients and staffs medical, training, financial and environmental status is to be held in the strictest confidence.
We do not give out, exchange, barter, rent, sell, lend, or disseminate any information about applicants or clients who apply for or actually receive our services to unauthorized personnel. This is considered patient confidentiality, and is restricted by law and has been specifically restricted by our clients in a signed HIPAA confidentiality form.
Aides role in protecting health information: Any staff member who has access to confidential information should only use it to perform assigned task at appropriate times. This information should never be used for any other purpose, including but not limited to gossip, personal gain. Client information should be held in a secured location and only shared with authorized personnel approved by GFSS. Aides should let office staff know of any potential or known breaches of clients protected information immediately in writing.
A Clients' medical conditions, history, or actions should never be discussed outside of work for any reason. Clients personal information including address, condition of home, items in home, and family members/business proceedings should never be a topic of discussion unless with a supervisor for the purpose of the health and safety of the client.
Good Family Support Services will immediately investigate and take swift and decisive action against anyone who violates any part of the above policy, up to and including termination.
For the future of your career and well being of our clients, staff, and company please
Shut the HIPAA up ABOUT CLIENT’S INFORMATION !
By signing below I acknowledge I have been trained on what HIPAA is and how to properly adhere to its standards.
Aide Signature: __________________________________