Bridgeview Company is committed to maintaining the security, privacy, and confidentiality of our customers’ personal information. Our privacy policies comply with the rigorous standards of HIPAA and HITECH regulations. Additionally, our customers are given notice of how we manage information so they can have a more informed understanding of how we operate.
Here’s what you can expect when you visit our site:
- We won’t sell, rent or share any personally identifiable information you provide on this site without your consent
- We won’t send you any unsolicited e-mail (spam)
The information we collect
Our Web servers automatically capture your domain name, the IP address of the web page from which you enter our site, the pages you visit on our site and the amount of time you spend here. We do not collect any information that can reveal your personal identity unless you voluntarily provide it when you register on our site. We do not knowingly collect or use information from children under 13 without the consent of a parent or guardian.
Use of the information this site gathers or tracks
Any personally identifiable information you give us on this site will be used only to provide the product, service or information you have requested or for which you registered. Your personally identifiable information, including your e-mail address, gathered on this site will not be sold, rented, licensed, or otherwise shared with third parties. The non-personally identifiable information we gather may be used to improve our site. Personal information you voluntarily provide and the non-personally identifiable information we collect will not affect the quality of the service we provide to our clients and members.
Making changes to the information you provide to us
At any time, you can change, update, or remove any information you have voluntarily provided on this site.
When you visit our site, we may place a cookie on your computer that will allow us to customize and enhance your experience on our site, to make improvements, or to report site activity. Our cookies will never be used to track your activity on any third party web sites or to send spam, nor will cookies provide us with any personally identifiable information about you.
Sites we link to
If you choose to use any of the links we provide to our affiliates and other third-party resources, you will be leaving our web site and going to a new web site. Protection of your privacy at those other sites will be governed by the privacy policies at those sites. We’ve taken special care in selecting the companies that we provide links to on our site to try to ensure that they respect your privacy as we do, but please take the time to read the privacy policies at their sites.
NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
FOR YOUR PROTECTION
This notice describes how medical information may be used and disclosed, and how you can get access to this information. Please review this notice carefully.
Bridgeview Company has always been committed to maintaining the security and confidentiality of the information we receive from our clients. Whether it’s your medical information or identifiable information (such as your name, address, phone number or member identification number), we maintain careful safeguards to protect you against unauthorized access and use.
HOW Bridgeview Company SAFEGUARDS YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION
Our privacy officer has the overall responsibility to implement and enforce privacy policies and procedures to protect your personal health information. We comply with federal and state laws— physically, electronically and procedurally — to safeguard your information. In some situations, where state laws provide greater protection for your privacy, we will follow the provisions of that state law. Bridgeview Company requires all of its employees, business associates and vendors to adhere to our privacy policies and procedures under our strictest standards. Following are descriptions of how Bridgeview Company handles your health information.
PERMITTED HANDLING OF HEALTH INFORMATION
At Bridgeview Company, your personal health information is handled in a number of different ways. The following examples show the various uses we are permitted by law to make without your authorization:
Treatment. We may disclose your personal health information to health care providers (doctors, dentists, pharmacies, hospitals and other caregivers) who request it to aid in your treatment. We may also disclose your personal health information to these health care providers in our effort to provide you with preventive health, early detection and disease and case management programs.
Payment. To administer your health benefits, policy or contract, we must use and disclose your health information to determine:
- Claims payment
- Utilization and management of your benefits
- Medical necessity of your treatment
- Coordination of your care, benefits and other services
- Responses to complaints, appeals and external review requests
Service reminders. We may contact you to remind you to obtain preventive health services or to inform you of treatment alternatives and/or health-related benefits and services, which may be of interest to you.
ADDITIONAL USES AND DISCLOSURES
In certain situations, the law permits us to use or disclose your personal health information without your authorization. These situations include:
Legal requirements. We may use or disclose your personal health information, as we are required to do so by state or federal law, including disclosures to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Also, we are required to disclose your personal health information to you in accordance with the law.
Public health issues. We may disclose your health information to an authorized public health authority for public health activities in controlling disease, injury or disability. For example, we may disclose your personal health information to the childhood immunization registry.
Abuse or neglect. We may make disclosures to government authorities concerning abuse, neglect or domestic violence as required by law.
Health oversight activities. We may disclose your health information to a government agency authorized to conduct health care system or governmental procedures such as audits, examinations, investigations, inspections and licensure activity.
Legal proceedings. We may disclose your health information in the course of any legal proceeding, in response to a court order or administrative judge and, in certain cases, in response to a subpoena, discovery request or other lawful process.
Law enforcement. We may disclose your health information to law enforcement officials. For example, disclosures may be made in response to a warrant or subpoena or for the purpose of identifying or locating a suspect, witness or missing persons or to provide information concerning victims of crimes.