Basin Healthcare Center enforces the HIPAA Privacy Rule, which protects the privacy of individually identifiable health information; the HIPAA Security Rule, which sets national standards for the security of electronic protected health information and the confidentiality provisions of the Patient Safety Rule, which protect identifiable information being used to analyze
patient safety events and improve patient safety.
The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996
(HIPAA) Privacy & Security Rules
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides a detailed explanation about these security rules. Click here to learn about the Rules' protection of individually identifiable health information, the rights granted to individuals, OCR’s enforcement activities, and how to file a complaint with OCR.
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (PSQIA) Patient Safety Rule
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides a detailed explanation about the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement act of 2005’s Patient Safety Rule. Click here to learn about the Patient Safety Rule's protection of confidential patient safety work product, the permitted disclosures of patient safety work product, OCR's enforcement activities, and
how to file a complaint with OCR.
More information on HIPAA can be found by visiting our HIPAA link here.If you have any questions about how Basin Healthcare Center protects your rights to security and privacy as a patient, please contact our compliance department at 432-362-9900.