Through GaHIN and numerous organizations working together in the state of Georgia technology is changing the way we manage our health, offering ways for patients to better manage their own health, while also giving providers better access to accurate information, at the point of care.
HI-BRIDGE understands the importance of respecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal health information. We handle personal health information in connection with activities undertaken to fulfill our purpose to serve the nation with the single most trusted and capable health information network, built to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule provides you with health information privacy rights. These rights are important for you to know. You can exercise these rights, ask questions about them, and file a complaint if you think your rights are being denied or your health information isn’t being protected.
Your health information rights include: