Due to the nature of our business and HIPAA guidelines, we will never use the patient’s name and/or condition, unless you have expressly given us permission to do so.
Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, patients have the right to request details of their illnesses are withheld from some or all third parties. These third parties can include friends, family members and members of the clergy.
Even when consent is given, health care workers – wherever they are located – will not disclose more than the minimum necessary Protected Health Information (PHI) to third parties.
Individuals in our care expect us to maintain the confidentiality and security of all their Protected Health Information.
Tri-County Home Care of Florida does not use, disclose, or discuss client-specific information with others unless the client authorizes the release of his or her information, or we are required or authorized by law to release the information.
We maintain the confidentiality of client medical information and uses appropriate security measures to protect this information, including information contained in client charts.