HMS provides the most comprehensive and effective medical billing services, following HIPAA rules and regulations to secure protected health information.
HMS HIPAA Compliance Statement
HMS USA LLC is committed to maintaining compliance for healthcare providers following HIPAA rules and regulations according to national standards to protect individual medical records and identifiable health information.
- Follow technical and administrative safeguards to protect PHI per the HIPAA privacy rules.
- Follow HIPAA developments and their impact on transaction and code sets, privacy, and protection.
- HIPAA compliance within our physical and virtual parameters, including integrating functions required for websites and software.
All the healthcare solutions HMS USA LLC uses to perform revenue cycle management for healthcare providers and patients fully comply with HIPAA rules and regulations.
Notice Of Privacy Practices
HMS Policy Updates
We keep the right to change or modify the information, services, features, and policies.
What Information Does HMS Collect?
HMS collects the following information: name, address, date of birth, social security number, insurance information, and other demographic information. We also collect medical information, including diagnosis, treatment, and procedure, and this information is necessary to provide our services and bill insurance companies.
How Is This Information Used?
Who Has Access To This Information?
HMS USA LLC takes the privacy of its clients' information very seriously. The company has implemented policies to ensure that its employees handle the information properly and securely. This means that only authorized personnel within HMS have access to the data. The data is also protected by various security measures, such as firewalls and encryption software. By taking these precautions, HMS can ensure that its client's information is kept safe and confidential.
What Are The Rights Of Individuals Concerning Their Data?
Individuals have the right to access their data. This means they can request a copy of their information from HMS and review it for accuracy. Individuals also have the right to amend their data if it is inaccurate. They can also ask HMS to delete their data if they no longer want it to be stored. Lastly, individuals have the right to restrict how HMS uses their data.
HIPAA requires healthcare providers to disclose the following information to their patients
- The name of the person or company who is collecting your data.
- The purpose of collecting your data.
- How your data will be used.
- Who will have access to your data?
- Your right to access your data and request changes to it.
- Your right to restrict how your data is used.
How Does HMS Protect The Privacy Of Individuals' Data?
HMS takes the privacy of its clients' data very seriously and has implemented policies to ensure that our employees handle the information properly and securely. Our servers are protected by physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards, and we also use encryption software to protect the confidentiality of your data.
What Happens If There Is A Breach Of Privacy?
If there is a breach of privacy, HMS will notify the individual whose data was breached and the proper authorities. HMS will also take steps to prevent future privacy violations as per HIPAA requirements. Individuals have the right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services if they believe their privacy rights have been violated.
What Types Of Cookies Does HMS Use?
HMS uses two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary files that are stored on your computer or mobile device while you are browsing the website. They are deleted once you close your web browser. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device for a longer period of time and are not deleted when you close your web browser.
Does HMS Share The Information It Collects Through Cookies?
HMS does not share the information it collects through cookies with any third party.
HMS Subsidiaries and Business Associates
HMS USA LLC has subsidiaries and business associates that help us provide our services. We share your health information with these companies so that they can perform their duties. These companies are required to follow the same privacy rules as HMS.