HIPAA Privacy Policy

Last Updated: December 14, 2013 


Welcome to Palma IV Wellness. Our commitment to protecting your privacy and handling your protected health information (PHI) with the utmost care is paramount. This HIPAA Privacy Policy outlines the measures we take to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) when you engage with our healthcare services through our website https://pivwellness.com.

Protected Health Information (PHI)

1. Collection of PHI:

Palma IV Wellness may collect PHI through our contact form and booking page. This ensures that we have comprehensive information necessary for providing you with the highest quality healthcare services. This may include personal details, medical history, and other pertinent information.

2. Use and Disclosure of PHI:

The PHI collected is used solely for the purpose of treatment, payment, and healthcare operations. This includes appointment reminders, billing, coordination of care among healthcare providers, and other essential aspects of healthcare management.

Safeguarding PHI

1. Security Measures:

Palma IV Wellness employs robust security measures to safeguard your PHI. These measures include advanced encryption techniques, access controls, and secure storage facilities, ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of your health information.

2. Employee Training:

Our dedicated staff undergoes regular HIPAA compliance training to ensure the proper handling of PHI. This training covers awareness of security protocols, confidentiality agreements, and the significance of maintaining patient privacy.

Patient Rights

1. Access to PHI:

Patients have the right to access their own PHI and may request copies of their health records. Palma IV Wellness is committed to providing patients with convenient access to their health information while maintaining necessary security measures.

2. Request Restrictions:

Patients may request restrictions on the use or disclosure of their PHI. While we respect these requests whenever possible, Palma IV Wellness reserves the right to deny certain requests in compliance with HIPAA regulations.

Reporting HIPAA Violations

1. Reporting Procedure:

Palma IV Wellness has established a clear reporting procedure for any suspected or actual HIPAA violations. Reports can be made to our designated Privacy Officer at info@pivwellness.com.

2. Investigation and Mitigation:

Upon receiving reports of potential violations, Palma IV Wellness conducts prompt investigations and implements appropriate corrective actions. These measures are taken to mitigate risks and prevent future occurrences, ensuring the ongoing security of patient information.

Changes to HIPAA Privacy Policy

This HIPAA Privacy Policy may be updated periodically to reflect changes in regulations or our practices. Patients will be notified of any significant changes as required by law.

Acknowledgment and Agreement:

By using our healthcare services and providing PHI, you acknowledge and agree to the terms outlined in this HIPAA Privacy Policy.