Summary Notice of Medisense HIPAA Privacy Practices
This notice describes how your medical information may be used and disclosed and how you may access this information. Please review it carefully and report any grievance to the Medisense Healthcare SolutionsPvt Ltd.(“Medisense”)
DISCLAIMER: Even though Medisense is NOT subject to US jurisdiction, we idolize HIPAA guidelines as closely as possible. We feel that HIPAA offers the most comprehensive patient privacy protection worldwide. We believe this step will help us a bond of trust with our consumers. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a federal program passed by the United States Congress, that requires all medical records and other individually identifiable health information used or disclosed by us in any form, whether electronically, on paper, or orally, to be kept properly confidential. This Act gives you, the Patient, certain additional rights to understand and control how your health information is used. HIPAA enforces penalties for covered entities that misuse personal health information.
We have prepared this "Summary Notice of HIPAA Privacy Practices" to explain how the privacy of your health information can be maintained.
We may use and disclose your medical records for each of the following purposes - treatment, payment, and health care operations:
TREATMENT includes providing, coordinating, or managing health care and related services by one or more health care providers.
PAYMENT includes activities such as obtaining payment, reimbursement for services, billing, collection and utilization review.
HEALTH CARE OPERATIONS include managing your Electronic Medical Record to facilitate diagnostic medical consultations with participating physicians; conducting quality assessment and improvement activities; auditing functions; requesting investigations for you through our Second Opinion – E-Opinions/Tele-Conversation/Video-Opinion service; cost-management analysis and customer service.
We may also create and distribute health information on conditions of anonymity by removing all references to individually identifiable elements.
We may contact you to provide information about our services or other health-related services that may be of interest to you.
Any other uses and disclosures will be made only with your authorization. You may revoke such authorization in writing and we are required to honor and abide by your request, except to the extent that we have already taken actions relying on your authorization.
You have the following rights with respect to your protected health information, which you can exercise by presenting a written request to Medisense.