Compliance & Patient Privacy

Heart and Health Medical has a comprehensive Compliance & Patient Privacy Program that reflects our mission and core values. The program demonstrates our commitment to providing the highest quality patient care and to acting with absolute integrity at all times. Heart and Health Medical is committed to full compliance with all federal and state health care program requirements, including the protection of the privacy of our patients’ personal and medical information.

Code of Ethical Conduct

The Code of Ethical Conduct is the foundation of our Compliance Program. It outlines the duties and responsibilities of the Compliance Program and of those who are associated with the Heart and Health Medical. You can access a copy of the Code of Ethical Conduct by contacting our office.

Policy on Gifts from Industry

Heart and Health Medical prohibits the receipt of gifts, regardless of size or dollar value, from health care industry vendors to employees and other individuals associated with Heart and Health Medical. We also have a rigorous conflicts of interest disclosure and review process to mitigate any potential conflict of interest that may impact patient care.

Government Oversight Agencies

The Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) and the New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) provide information regarding waste, fraud and abuse in the federal and New York state health care programs. The Office for Civil Rights of the US Department of Health and Human Services (OCR) is the agency responsible for the enforcement of the HIPAA privacy and security rules. You can access their websites by clicking on the following links: OIG,OMIG, OCR.

HIPAA – Protecting Patient Privacy

In addition to providing the highest quality care for our patients, Heart and Health Medical holds the privacy of our patients’ health information as a core value.

Office of Corporate Compliance Contact Information

We encourage you to call the Office of Corporate Compliance at (516) 364-8600 or visit us at 1070 Old Country Rd , Plainview , NY to discuss any potential compliance concerns. You can make a report either anonymously or by using your name. All reports received are appropriately investigated.

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