BHS Patient Request Portal Terms & Conditions
BHS Connect strictly adheres to HIPAA Privacy and Security Policies and Procedures to comply with the health information privacy and security requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (*HIPAA"), as amended by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009
(ARRA Title XIII ("HITECH Act'), and finalized in the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule of 2013 ("Final Rule").
Under HIPAA, BHS Connect is considered to be a Business Associate as defined at 45 CFR 160.103, and as such must comply with HIPAA and the HIPAA implementing regulations, in accordance with the requirements at 45 CFR $ 160.101 through 160.550, 164.102 through 164.534, the HITCH Act, and the Final Rule.
BHS Connect recognizes our responsibility to protect Individually Identifiable Health Information under the regulations implementing HIPAA, other federal and state laws
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, social security number or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline. We collect this information directly from you when you provide it to us, automatically as you navigate through the site, or from third parties (for example, our business partners).
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
To provide you with information or services that you request from us.
For any other purpose with your consent.
We may also disclose your personal information to comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
BHS Connect does not and will not sell nor rent a web visitor's personal information to anyone or any business associate.
Cookies and IP Addresses
BHS Connect uses "cookies" and tracks IP Addresses of all users on this site to help protect health information. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site while keeping the information safe. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website.
IP Addresses allow systems to find websites, routers and servers and are stored by BHS along with any action taken by each user. This is done to keep hyper-accurate records of access in order to protect the safety of the confidential information by requested.
You may opt out of any future communications from us at any time. You can do at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
When you submit sensitive information via the website, we take the highest precautions, using internal and third-party safeguards to ensure we protect your personal information. For more information on our security practice, please contact: