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Privacy Policy

NPHIP LLC and its affiliates (Nurses Plus Healthcare) recognizes its obligation to adhere to the highest standards of integrity for visitors to its website located at www.nurses-plus.com (the “Nurses Plus Healthcare Website”). We have developed certain privacy practices in order to maintain these standards and to comply with applicable laws, rules and regulations, including the Children’s Online Privacy Practices Act ("COPPA"). If you have any questions or comments about this site, or the Privacy Policy, you should contact Nurses Plus Healthcare at privacypolicy@nurses-plus.com or call 602-285-0535. Nurses Plus Healthcare does not require visitors to submit personal information to visit the Nurses Plus Healthcare Website; however, we do require visitors to submit personal information to register for specific online promotions or to participate in certain online programs, surveys, auctions or other transactions or activities. On a particular Nurses Plus Healthcare registration page, we may request the visitor’s date of birth, gender, email address, telephone number, and/or other contact and demographic information related to the particular promotion, program, auction, survey or transaction. During the registration process, Nurses Plus Healthcare will calculate the visitor’s age via DBD entry field. Nurses Plus Healthcare will not knowingly collect personal information from children 13 years of age or younger on the Nurses Plus Healthcare Website. When you disclose personal information on Nurses Plus Healthcare Website, you are representing to Nurses Plus Healthcare that you are 14 years of age or older. If a person 13 years of age or younger has provided personal information to Nurses Plus Healthcare, a parent or guardian should contact us at privacypolicy@nurses-plus.com so that Nurses Plus Healthcare can remove such personal information from any databases that collected the information. Nurses Plus Healthcare reserves the right to limit participation in particular programs or collection of information to visitors 18 years of age or older.

The personal information that you provide will be available to Nurses Plus Healthcare, our affiliates, agents, representatives, and trusted service providers and contractors, as appropriate, to be used for the purposes indicated or inferred at the time you voluntarily provide such personal information. Nurses Plus Healthcare might also use your personal information, alone or in combination with the information submitted by other users, to improve the Nurses Plus Healthcare Website’s navigation or infrastructure and in internal marketing analysis or reviews. Companies that have access to your personal information are required to protect such personal information and to use such personal information only to carry out the activities or services they are performing for you or for Nurses Plus Healthcare. Additionally, unless you notify us to the contrary, Nurses Plus Healthcare might use your personal information in the future to provide you with special offers from Nurses Plus Healthcare or its affiliates. Nurses Plus does not sell, rent, individually post or otherwise disclose any personal information about visitors to unrelated third parties for marketing purposes. If you do not wish to allow Nurses Plus Healthcare to use your personal information in the future to provide you with special offers from Nurses Plus Healthcare or its affiliates, please contact Nurses Plus Healthcare in the manner identified below. By submitting personal information, you grant to Nurses Plus Healthcare a license to use such personal information for the purposes described in this section. If you choose to opt-out from allowing Nurses Plus Healthcare to use your personal information in the future to provide you with special offers from Nurses Plus Healthcare or its affiliates, simply reply to any electronic correspondence you received placing “Opt-out” in the subject line or you can directly contact Nurses Plus Healthcare at privacypolicy@nurses-plus.com. Upon receipt and processing of an "opt-out" request, Nurses Plus Healthcare will, within a commercially reasonable amount of time, remove your information from any listings used to provide you with special offers from Nurses Plus Healthcare or its affiliates in the future.

Nurses Plus Healthcare may also collect non-personal information from our online visitors, such as the visitor’s type of browser, page hits, number of visits, web pages viewed, operating system and domain names, and may use cookies to obtain other non-personal information. Cookies are pieces of data sent from a web server to a web browser that enables a web server to identify users that visit a site hosted by that server. Nurses Plus Healthcare Website may use cookies in order to identify you to our site so that Nurses Plus Healthcare Website can provide more customized information and services to you. In general, if you choose, you can disable the use of cookies by reviewing your browser’s performance and options. The non-personal information we collect enables us to track the total number of visitors to each of our sites in an aggregate form, and is used by Nurses Plus Healthcare to improve and update our sites, products and services. Aggregate (non-personal) information may be shared with third parties. By using the Nurses Plus Healthcare Website, you grant Nurses Plus Healthcare a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, sub licensable (through multiple users) license to use, reproduce, store, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, distribute and transmit such non-personal information for any purpose, and waive any moral rights and publicity rights in such non-personal information. Nurses Plus Healthcare does not tie this non-personal information to your personal information.

If visitors send us any comments, suggestions, information, ideas, concepts, knowledge or techniques, Nurses Plus Healthcare is free to use the information worldwide, in perpetuity, without acknowledgement or compensation, for any purpose, including developing, manufacturing or marketing products and/or modifying or improving our web site(s). This Privacy Policy may be modified by Nurses Plus Healthcare at any time by updating this posting. You are responsible for reviewing this Privacy Policy each time you use or access the Nurses Plus Healthcare Website.

HIPAA Privacy Notice

 

Nurses Plus Healthcare is committed to protecting the confidentiality of your health information. We have policies and safeguards in place to ensure your privacy. Nurses Plus Healthcare is also required by state and federal laws to protect the confidentiality of your health information.

THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED, AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

The confidential health information that we collect as we deliver care or services to you is called "protected health information". We can use and disclose your protected health information:

To provide treatment and to help us coordinate services among Nurses Plus personnel and with others involved in your care such as family members, your pharmacist, suppliers of medical equipment and your physician; or we can use your information to recommend an alternative treatment to you or to notify you of a service such as availability of flu shots.

To obtain payment such as including your health information on invoices to collect payment. For example, we may be required by your insurer to provide information regarding your health so that they will pay you or Nurses Plus Healthcare. We may also need to obtain prior approval from your insurer and explain your need for home care and the care or services that we will provide to you.

For health care operations such as using your protected health information to evaluate and improve the quality of the services or to write new guidelines to provide more effective nursing care; to conduct supervision of employees or evaluate their performance; to train our employees or student nurses; to determine your satisfaction with our services; for general business planning and development; or for business management and general administrative activities.

You also have the following rights regarding the use and disclosure of your protected health information: You can request that we restrict its use and disclosures-such as not sharing this information with a particular family member. However, we are not required to agree with every restriction and we may end such a restriction if we believe it puts you or your health at risk. You can also decide to end a restriction at any time. You can request that communication between you and Nurses Plus Healthcare be provided to you in another way. For example, we can send all of our written communication to your daughter's address, if you ask us to do so. You can ask to inspect and copy your protected health information and you can request to change it. You also have the right, with limited exceptions under federal regulations to receive an accounting of the disclosures we have made of your protected health information other than those used for treatment, payment, or operations.

If you believe that your confidentiality has been violated, you can contact Nurses Plus Healthcare at privacypolicy@nurses-plus.com or Attn: HIPPA Administration, PO Box 9576, Phoenix, AZ 85068-9576 or at 602-285-0535 to file a complaint or you can file a complaint with the office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services. We want to hear your concerns, and you will not be retaliated against if you file a complaint.

If you wish to see your protected health information, receive a copy of it or ask to amend it, please contact Nurses Plus Healthcare at privacypolicy@nurses-plus.com or Attn: HIPPA Administration, PO Box 9576, Phoenix, AZ 85068-9576.

If anyone wishes to use or access your protected health information for reasons other than to provide care, obtain payment or run our operations, we can only release it with your written authorization. You may revoke that authorization at any time. However, there are some important exceptions to requiring an authorization stated in the federal regulation. We can provide your protected health information to representatives of the following organizations without your written authorization or without obtaining your agreement or objection: To public health authorities; To a government representative responsible for responding to concerns about abuse, neglect or domestic violence as permitted by law; For judicial or administrative proceedings or in response to a subpoena or discovery request; For law enforcement purpose; To local or national health oversight organizations that conduct audits or investigations; To funeral directors, coroners and medical examiners; For purposes of organ or tissue donation; For research purposes as approved by a Privacy Board; To avert a serious threat to health or safety; For special government functions such as national security; For purposes of worker's compensation. (641.512 a-l)

We may not disclose your health information if you are the subject of an investigation unless your health information is directly related to your receipt of public benefits.

We at Nurses Plus Healthcare abide by this Notice effective May 8th, 2005. The Notice is available to any individual upon request. We do reserve the right to change the terms of this Notice, and to provide the revised Notice to any patient/client who is receiving care or services. Nurses Plus Healthcare reserves the right to change this Notice of Privacy Practices; and if we do so, the changes will apply with respect to your protected health information in our possession.

If you have any concerns about this Notice or wish to have additional information, you may contact Nurses Plus Healthcare at privacypolicy@nurses-plus.com or Attn: HIPPA Administration, PO Box 9576, Phoenix, AZ 85068-9576. We welcome your questions, as the privacy of your protected health information is one of our most important promises to you.

This notice can be requested in writing by sending your request to: Nurses Plus Healthcare at privacypolicy@nurses-plus.com or Attn: HIPPA Administration, PO Box 9576, Phoenix, AZ 85068-9576

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