If you answered yes to even one of these questions, you or a loved one could probably benefit from home health care. Call Home Delivery Healthcare to speak to a nurse and discuss your questions and concerns at (330) 420-0325 or send us a message through the form below.
Care 4 Me Skilled, LLC
840 North Market Street
Lisbon, Ohio 44432-0487
Phone: (330) 420-0325
Fax: (330) 420-9823
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.
USE AND DISCLOSUER OF HEALTH INFORMATION
Care 4 Me Skilled, LLC may use your health information, information that constitutes protected health information as defined in the Privacy Rule of the Administrative Simplification provisions of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, for purposes of providing your treatment, obtaining payment for your care and conducting health care operations. The Agency has established policies to guard against unnecessary disclosure of your health information.
THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH AND PURPOSES FOR WHICH YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED:
To Provide Treatment. The Agency may use your health information to coordinate care within the Agency and with others involved in your care, such as your attending physician and other health care professional who have agreed to assist the Agency in coordinating care. For example, physicians involved in your care will need information about your symptoms in order to prescribe appropriate medications. The Agency also may disclose your health care information to individuals outside of the Agency involved in your care including family members, pharmacists, suppliers of medical equipment or other health care professionals.
To Obtain Payment. The Agency may include your health information in invoices to collect payment from third parties for the care you receive from the Agency. For example, the Agency may be required by your health insurer to provide information regarding your health care status so that the insurer will reimburse you or the Agency. The Agency also may need to obtain prior approval from your insurer and may need to explain to the insurer your need for home care and the services that will be provided to you.
To Conduct Health Care Operations. The Agency may use and disclose health information for its own operations in order to facilitate the function of the Agency and as necessary to provide quality care to all of the Agency's clients. Health care operations include such activities as:
Quality assessment and improvement activities.
Activities designed to improve health or reduce health care costs.
Protocol development, case management and care coordination.
Contacting health care providers and clients with information about treatment alternatives and other related functions that do not include treatment.
Professional review and performance evaluation.
Training programs including those in which students, trainees, or practitioners in health care learn under supervision.
Training of non-health care professionals.
Accreditation, certification, licensing or credentialing activities.
Review and auditing, including compliance reviews, medical reviews, legal services and compliance programs.
Business planning and development including cost management and planning related analyses and formulary development.
Business management and general administrative activities of the Agency.
For example the Agency may use your health information to evaluate its staff performance, combine your health information with other Agency clients in evaluating how to more effectively serve all Agency patients, disclose your health information to Agency staff and contracted personnel for training purposes, use your health information to contact you as a reminder regarding a visit to you, or contact you as part of general fundraising and community information mailings (unless you tell us you do not want to be contacted).
For Appointment Reminders. The Agency may use and disclose your health information to contact you as a reminder that you have an appointment for a home visit.
For Treatment Alternatives. The Agency may use and disclose your health information to tell you about or recommend possible treatment options or alternatives that may be of interest to you.
THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF THE CIRCUMSTANCE UNDER WHICH AND PURPORSES FOR WHICH YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION MAY ALSO BE USED AND DISCLOSED
When Legally Required. The Agency will disclose your health information when it is required to do so by any Federal, State, or Local Law.
When There Are Risks to Public Health. The Agency may disclose your health information for public activities and purposes in order to:
Prevent or control disease, injury or disability, report disease, injury, vital events such as birth or death and the conduct of public health surveillance, investigations and interventions.
Report adverse events, product defects, to track products or enable product recalls, repairs and replacements and to conduct post-marking surveillance and compliance with requirements of the Food and Drug Administrations.
Notify a person who has been exposed to a communicable disease or who may be at risk of contracting or spreading a disease.
Notify an employer about an individual who is a member of the workforce as legally required.
To Report Abuse, Neglect or Domestic Violence. The Agency is allowed to notify government authorities if the Agency believes a client is the victim of abuse, neglect or domestic violence. The Agency will make this disclosure only when specifically required or authorized by law or when the client agrees to the disclosure.
To Conduct Health Oversight Activities. The Agency may disclose your health information to a health oversight agency for activities including audits, civil administrative or criminal investigations, inspections, licensure or disciplinary action. The Agency, however, may not disclose your health information if you are the subject of an investigation and your health information is not directly related to your receipt of health care or public benefits.
In Connection With Judicial and Administrative Proceedings. The Agency may disclose your health information in the course of any judicial or administrative proceeding in response to an order of a court or administrative tribunal as expressly authorized by such order or in response to a subpoena, discovery request or other lawful process, but only when the Agency makes reasonable efforts to either notify you about the request or to obtain an order protecting your health information.
For Law Enforcement Purposes. As permitted or required by State law, the Agency may disclose your health information to a law enforcement official for certain law enforcement purposes as follows:
As required by law for reporting of certain types of wounds or other physical injuries pursuant to the court order, warrant, subpoena or summons or similar process.
For the purpose of identifying or locating a suspect, fugitive, material witness or missing person.
Under certain limited circumstances, when you are the victim of a crime.
To a law enforcement official if the Agency has a suspicion that your death was the result of criminal conduct including criminal conduct at the Agency.
In an emergency in order to report a crime.
To Coroners And Medical Examiners. The Agency may disclose your health information to coroners and medical examiners for purposes of determining your cause of death or for other duties, as authorized by law.
To Funeral Directions. The Agency may disclose your health information to a funeral director consistent with applicable laws and if necessary, to carry out their duties with respect to your funeral arrangements. If necessary to carry out their duties, the Agency may disclose your health information prior to and in reasonable anticipation of you death.
For Organ, Eye or Tissue Donation. The Agency may use or disclose your health information to organ procurement organizations or other entities engaged in the procurement, banking or transplantation of organs, eyes or tissue for the purpose of facilitating the donation and transplantation.
For Research Purposes. The Agency may, under very select circumstances, use your health information for research. Before the Agency discloser any of your health information for such research purposes, the project will be subject to an extensive approval process.
In the Event of A Serious Threat to Health Or Safety. The Agency may, consistent with applicable law and ethical standards of conduct, disclose your health information if the Agency, in good faith, believes that such disclosure is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to you health or safety or to the health and safety of the public.
For Specified Government Functions. In certain circumstances, the Federal regulations authorize the Agency to use or disclose your health information to facilitate specified government functions relating to military and veterans, national security and intelligence activities, protective services for the President and others, medical suitability determinations and inmates and law enforcement custody.
For Worker's Compensation. The Agency may release your health information for worker's compensation or similar programs.
AUTHORIZATION TO USE OR DISCLOSE HEALTH INFORMATION
Other than is stated above, the Agency will not disclose your health information other than with your written authorization. If you or your representative authorizes the Agency to use or disclose your health information, you may revoke that authorization in writing at any time. We are not responsible for any Use of Disclosure of information according to the Authorization before we receive your written cancellation .
YOUR RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION
You have the following rights regarding your health information that the Agency maintains:
DUTIES OF THE AGENCY
The Agency is required by law to maintain the privacy of your health information and to provide to you and your representative this Notice of its duties and privacy practices. The Agency is required to abide by the terms of this Notice as may be amended from time to time. The Agency reserves the right to change the terms of its Notice and to make the new Notice provisions effective for all health information that it maintains. If the Agency changes its Notice, the Agency will provide a copy of the revised Notice to you or your appointed representative. You or your personal representative has the right to express complaints to the Agency or the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services if you or your representative believes that your privacy rights have been violated. We will promptly notify you by first calls mail at you address, if we discover a "Breach of Unsecured Information" that would include unauthorized acquisition, access, use or disclosure of you information. We will include n the notification a description of what happened, a description of what information is involved and what steps you should take for protection against potential harm.
Any complaints to the Agency should be made in writing to Care 4 Me Skilled, LLC, and ATTN: Mary Cernava Administrator, P.O. Box 487 Lisbon, Ohio 44432-0487. The Agency encourages you to express any concerns you may have regarding the privacy of your information. You will not be retaliated against in any way for filing a complaint.
The Agency has designated the Privacy Officer as its contact person for all issues regarding client privacy and your rights under the Federal privacy standards. You may contact Care 4 Me Skilled, LLC, ATTN: Mary Cernava Administrator, at 330-420-0325 or a copy of the current version of Privacy Practices will be posted on our website: www.homedeliveryhealthcare.com.
This Notice is effective June 1, 2008 and the updated Notice September 23, 2013. .
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS NOTICE, PLEASE CONTACT:
Care 4 Me Skilled, LLC, ATTN: Mary Cernava Administrator, P.O. Box 487 Lisbon, Ohio 44432-0487.
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satisfaction of the client. Our goal is the same as
yours - to help you stay in your home instead of being hospitalized or placed in a nursing home.
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Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
IV Therapy - Adult and Pediatric
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Shopping & Errand Services
Laundry & Light Housekeeping
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Personal Emergency Alert Systems
HealthLight is a photo-modulated (pulsed, light emitting diodes) device also known as low-level light therapy (LLLT). The infrared and visible red LEDs are the heart of the HealthLight system, providing gentle but powerful non-coherent light. HealthLight uses a carefully times sequence of settings, known as pulses, to create and environment in which change may occur more rapidly.
Typical uses for pulsed infrared light therapy:
Home care provides a range of health services that are delivered in your home. Services can be delivered to recovering, disabled or chronically ill persons in need of medical, nursing or therapeutic treatment or assistance with the essential activities of daily living. To begin receiving home care or change providers, simply contact the agency directly. You can also voice your choice to your physician, hospital or nursing home discharge planner - they will contact the agency you choose on your behalf and initiate the referral process.
- Is discharged from a hospital or skilled nursing facility, but needs continued care and treatment
- Requires short-term assistance at home because of outpatient surgery or maternity-related incapacity
- Has a condition such as a congestive hearu failure, diabetes and muscular, nervous or respiratory disorders
- Is a medically fragile child or adult with special needs
- Needs assistance to live independently due to illness, disability or aging
Medical alert systems help keep seniors and at-risk individuals safe, independent, and at home longer. These easy-to-use systems contact an Ohio based Care Center with just the touch of a button ensuring that in an emergency you or your loved one can get the help that they need. With an average response time of less than 5 seconds after the call reaches the system, a caring staffed trained specifically to handle medical alerts ONLY, and a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week, 365 day a year call center you can rest easy knowing that someone is there when you need them.
- More than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States.
- Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths. They are also the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma.
- The rates of fall-related deaths among older adults rose significantly over the past decade.
Medication management is a growing and costly problem for seniors and at-risk individuals in the United States. Easy-to-use medication management systems helps seniors, at risk individuals, and persons with chronic illnesses a way to better manage their medications. This helps to reduce illnesses and hospital visits associated with medication non-adherence. The medication dispensers available through our agency are monitored by an Ohio based Care Center which means if you or your loved one misses a dose we can follow up and make sure that adherence occurs.
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- Veterans Administration
- Workers Compensation
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