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Privacy Statement

Shhhh…… it’s a secret!!!! We keep medical records a secret. We protect your privacy at all times and at all costs. The Pediatric Connection adheres strictly to current HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) requirements. All medical records are, by law, kept confidential. The following describes the manner in which we may use and disclose your child’s health information:

• Collection and sharing of appropriate information to document the medical necessity of the equipment, supplies or services we are providing.

• For billing and collecting payment for the care we provide

• To monitor and operate our business, including health care outcomes, utilization reporting, reports to federal, state, local authorities and to our credentialing organization, Joint Commission.

• In response to a court or legal authoritative body that legally request information.

You have the right to inspect, receive a copy of your child’s health information and amend information if you believe it is incorrect or incomplete.  You must request this information in writing.  A fee may be charged to process this information.

You may request a copy of TPC’s detailed policy on privacy at any time.

Please direct all inquiries regarding privacy (including further information or privacy complaints) to:

The Pediatric Connection Inc. Privacy Officer 1-877-481-3033 or itsasecret@pediatricconnection.com

You may also file complaints with: Office of Civil Rights U.S Department of Health & Human Services Public Ledger Building 150 S. Independence Mall West – Suite 372 Philadelphia, PA 19106-9111 1-800-368-10 or HTTP://WWW.OCRCOMPLAINT@HHS.GOV


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