HIPAA Compliance Statement for Mountain Sky Recovery
HIPAA Compliance Statement
Last updated: May 3, 2023
Mountain Sky Recovery (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.mountainskyrecovery.com website (the “Service”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal health information when you use our Service.
By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
At Mountain Sky Recovery, we take the privacy and security of your protected health information (PHI) seriously. We are committed to safeguarding your PHI in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and have implemented policies and procedures to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your information. This HIPAA Compliance Statement outlines how we may use and disclose your PHI, your rights concerning your PHI, our legal duties, and whom you can contact for further information.
Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information
Mountain Sky Recovery may use and disclose your PHI for the purpose of providing treatment, obtaining payment, and conducting healthcare operations. We may also use or disclose your PHI under certain circumstances, such as when required by law, when you are in imminent danger, or when a threat to yourself or others is identified. These disclosures are made in accordance with applicable laws and regulations to protect your safety and the safety of others.
Individual’s Rights Concerning Protected Health Information
You have the following rights with respect to your PHI:
a. Right to Inspect and Copy: You have the right to inspect and obtain a copy of your PHI that we maintain in our records. To do so, please submit a written request to our Privacy Officer.
b. Right to Amend: You have the right to request an amendment to your PHI if you believe it is incorrect or incomplete. To request an amendment, please submit a written request to our Privacy Officer, specifying the information you would like to amend and the reason for the amendment.
c. Right to Request Restrictions: You have the right to request restrictions on certain uses and disclosures of your PHI. We are not required to agree to your request but will consider it. To request a restriction, please submit a written request to our Privacy Officer.
d. Right to Revoke Authorization: If you have provided us with written authorization to use or disclose your PHI, you may revoke that authorization at any time by submitting a written request to our Privacy Officer.
Legal Duties and Privacy Practices
Mountain Sky Recovery is required by law to maintain the privacy and security of your PHI. We are committed to complying with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, including the HIPAA Privacy Rule, the HIPAA Security Rule, and the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule.
In the event of a breach involving your PHI, we will promptly notify you and any relevant authorities, as required by law. We will also take appropriate measures to mitigate any potential harm resulting from the breach and implement corrective actions to prevent future breaches.
We may disclose your PHI to third-party service providers or business associates who assist us in providing services to you. We have agreements in place with these entities, requiring them to comply with HIPAA regulations and safeguard your PHI.
Retention and Disposal of PHI
Mountain Sky Recovery retains PHI in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Once the retention period has elapsed, we securely dispose of PHI using methods that prevent unauthorized access or disclosure.
Mountain Sky Recovery is committed to providing services without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints regarding our privacy practices, or if you would like further information about your rights concerning your PHI, please contact our Privacy Officer at:
Mountain Sky Recovery
39785 Spinning Wheel Dr.
Murrieta, CA 92562