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HIPAA Compliance Statement for The Jericho House

Effective Date: 1/1/2023

The Jericho House is committed to protecting the privacy and security of individuals' health information in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and its implementing regulations. This HIPAA Compliance Statement outlines our organization's commitment to HIPAA compliance and our policies and procedures for safeguarding protected health information (PHI). The following requirements have been addressed to ensure compliance:

  1. Privacy Rule Compliance: a. The Jericho House has implemented policies and procedures to protect the privacy of PHI. b. We provide notice to individuals about our privacy practices and their rights regarding their PHI. c. We have designated a Privacy Officer responsible for developing and implementing our privacy policies.

  2. Security Rule Compliance: a. The Jericho House has implemented administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of PHI. b. We conduct regular risk assessments to identify vulnerabilities and mitigate risks to the security of PHI. c. Our workforce members receive training on security awareness and HIPAA compliance.

  3. Breach Notification Rule Compliance: a. In the event of a breach of unsecured PHI, The Jericho House will follow the required breach notification procedures, including notifying affected individuals, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the media (where applicable).

  4. Business Associate Agreement (BAA): a. The Jericho House has established BAAs with our business associates to ensure they also comply with HIPAA regulations and protect the privacy and security of PHI.

  5. Individual Rights: a. The Jericho House respects the individual rights of individuals regarding their PHI, including the right to access, amend, and request restrictions on the use and disclosure of their PHI. b. We have processes in place to handle individual requests in a timely manner and provide individuals with the requested information.

 

For further details on our HIPAA compliance policies, procedures, and practices, please refer to the official HIPAA Compliance Statement available on our website: [Insert Website URL]. This statement includes information about our Privacy Officer, contact details, and additional resources.

Contact Information: The Jericho House 3621 Highway 255 N Sautee, Georgia

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our HIPAA compliance or our handling of PHI, please contact our Privacy Officer at the following address:

Privacy Officer The Jericho House 3621 Highway 255 N Sautee, Georgia

We are dedicated to maintaining the privacy and security of PHI and will take appropriate measures to address any concerns or complaints promptly.

Note: This compliance statement is subject to periodic review and may be updated to ensure ongoing compliance with HIPAA regulations and any subsequent amendments or guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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