Cypress Professional Services, Inc. Improving the Financial Performance of Heathcare Providers

Privacy


Since the final privacy rule was published, Cypress has taken many steps to ensure that privacy is a priority:

Computer Networks and Systems have security access mechanisms in place. Access is granted on a need-only basis.

Business Associate Agreements
Agreements are in place with our associates to ensure privacy is maintained at all times.

Collection Department Structure
Dedicated fax lines and modems.

  • System access given on a need-only basis.
  • Information is stored in secure and designated areas.

Communications
Patient account information is discussed with the patient or guarantor only.

Patient Records
Stored in fireproof file cabinet in secure, designated areas. Warehoused in a locked facility.

Employee Education Employees sign a Confidentiality Agreement upon employment. In-house seminars are held regarding patient confidentiality and patient rights.