Notice of Privacy Practices

POLICY

The privacy practices of the Hardin County Council on Aging, Inc. (HCCoA) are designed to protect the privacy, and use and disclosure of consumer protected health information.

These privacy practices are clearly delineated in the HCCOA's Notice of Privacy Practices. The HCCoA's Notice of Privacy Practices was developed and is used in accordance with Federal requirements.

PROCEDURE

The privacy practices and requirements of Hardin County Council on Aging, Inc. are detailed in the HCCoOA's privacy policies and procedures.

The privacy practices of Hardin County Council on Aging, Inc. are described in the Notice of Privacy Practices.

The Notice of Privacy Practices is available to anyone who requests it.

The Notice of Privacy Practices is posted in public areas at the HCCoA location.

The HCCoA will post for consumers the availability of the Notice of Privacy Practices and directions on how to obtain the Notice.

The Notice of Privacy Practices will be revised as needed to reflect any changes in Hardin County Council on Aging, Inc. privacy practices.

When revisions to the Notice of Privacy Practices are necessary, a revised copy will be posted at all HCCoA locations with notation of the changes made within 60 days of the revisions.

Revisions to the Notice will not be implemented prior to the effective date of the revised Notice.

The Privacy Officer retains copies of the original Notice of Practices and any subsequent revisions for a period of ten (10) years from the date of its creation or when it was last in effect, whichever is later.

All workforce members and business associates of Hardin County Council on Aging, Inc. are required to adhere to HCCoA's privacy policies and procedures and business associate agreements.

Updated January, 2014

Last edited by shirlt on Thu, 01/23/2014 - 18:54