Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
Selected Washington Communities Only
The HIPAA Privacy Rule aims to protect privacy of our residents through increased accountability in the areas of privacy and security of Protected Health Information as legislated by the federal government (PHI). The HIPAA Security Rule provides extensive specific rules and mandates the protection of PHI in electronic formats.
The HIPAA Privacy Rule requires compliance by certain Pegasus Senior Living communities because these communities electronically transmit PHI related to health care claims, payment or coordination of benefits. These communities subject to the HIPAA Privacy Rule we identify as Covered Entities. If you have any questions regarding a community and its applicability under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, please contact the Privacy Officer at 214 306 7674.
Our communities and their offices, including our community support center practices. Makes it a practice to keep resident information confidential and respects resident privacy. The Privacy and Security Rule provides another platform of protection for those residents living in Covered Entity communities where we to monitor the safe keeping of our resident’s (PHI). If you have any questions or comments regarding the Notice of Privacy Practices, please feel free to contact our Privacy Officer also by writing them at: 1755 Wittington Place, Suite 100 | Farmers Branch, TX 75234.