As an authorized user of the HPN/SHL/SD @YourService, You will be given access to private and confidential patient and health plan member data for the exclusive purpose of performing their professional responsibilities. The following Rules will govern usage of the system named above at all times:
- Usernames and passwords are to be safeguarded. Disclosing the username and password information to anyone for any reason with the exception of authorized personnel of the entity providing access to the HPN/SHL/SD @YourService application is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
- The private and confidential data within the HPN/SHL/SD @YourService application is to be safeguarded at all times. The HPN/SHL/SD @YourService application contains information that is confidential and protected from disclosure by law (except for specific legal exceptions or with the individual authorization). The Privacy Act of 1974, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), and the Federal Privacy Rule all protect the confidentiality of all individually identifiable health information.
- Access to private and confidential data within the HPN/SHL/SD @YourService application is to be limited to only such data as is required to carry professional responsibilities.
Use of the HPN/SHL/SD @YourService application is monitored and subject to audit review. Improper disclosure or access to private and confidential information (obtained through the computer or otherwise) may result in immediate termination of system access privileges and possible legal action.
HPN/SHL/SD @YourService expressly reserves the right to make any and all determinations concerning violation of the rules stated herein. Any determination made by us will be final and not subject to any formal review or appeal process.