The contents of this web site are for informational purposes only. MedOp Acquisition, LLC, its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively d/b/a “MedOptions”) do not endorse or recommend any unrelated organization that may be referenced in this site. The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by MedOptions, and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and accurate, we make no warranties or representations of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability, with respect to the website or the information, services, products, data, or related graphics on the website, for any purpose. This site is not intended to furnish medical advice to anyone. Any diagnosis, treatment or care of a patient should be discussed with a clinician. Any reliance you place on the information and contents of this website is strictly at your own risk.
In no event will MedOptions be liable for any loss or damage, including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. Further, MedOptions takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond MedOptions’ control.
MedOptions accepts patients for care regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, veteran or citizenship status, disability or any other category protected by law, or patients’ decisions regarding advanced directives. MedOptions is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, veteran or citizenship status, disability or any other category protected by law.
This website may, from time to time, contain links to other websites and organizations. Visitors should be aware that they are leaving the MedOptions website through the use of such links. All content contained on any linked website is the sole responsibility of the owner of that website. Policies regarding the sharing of information entered on any linked website are determined by the owner of that website. MedOptions makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, regarding linked websites and/or information collected from you or entered by you on those websites.
The MedOptions website may, from time to time, include other disclaimers related to financial prospectus, offerings, market place vendors and privacy issues. The existing disclaimers above are assumed to be inclusive of such information in the absence of individual disclaimers expressly or impliedly related to the presentation of such information.
MedOp Acquisition, LLC, its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively d/b/a “MedOptions”), recognize the importance of personal privacy and have created this policy to explain why MedOptions may collect particular information and how we will protect personal information within this website and websites under our control if and when it is collected. After reviewing this Privacy Statement, if you have questions or concerns please feel free to contact us.
Information Collection and Use
It is MedOptions policy that personal information including, but not limited to, name, postal and email address, telephone number, demographics and other information are private and confidential. MedOptions is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. MedOptions will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. MedOptions may collect information from users at several different points on this website.
Registration and Personally Identifiable Information
In order to access certain areas of this website or to receive information, a user may be asked to complete a registration form or enter personally identifiable information. Depending upon the particular kind of registration, a user may be required to give personally identifiable information including some or all of the following: name, address, email address, telephone number, and “cookies” (explained below). This information may be used to contact the user about the services on MedOptions’ site for which they have expressed interest.
MedOptions may use internet provider addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement on the site, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Internet provider addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
MedOptions may share aggregated demographic information with business affiliates. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
MedOptions may have business relationships with vendors to process information, orders, and/or services. MedOptions may share users’ personally identifiable information with vendors in order to fulfill such orders and/or services. These vendors may use aggregated information to analyze trends and behaviors.
MedOptions may share users’ personally identifiable information for the purposes of users receiving services or information about services, and for the purpose of users applying for employment.
This web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that MedOptions is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. MedOptions encourages users to be aware when they leave this site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the MedOptions website.
This site may request information from users via surveys and occasionally for other related purposes. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose personally identifiable information for these purposes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this website.
This website takes every precaution to protect users information. When users are asked for personally identifiable information or information about the user is shared with MedOptions, this website utilizes security to protect the loss, misuse, and alternation of the information under our control. The servers that MedOptions stores personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment behind a firewall.
Users of this website are given the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having their information used for purposes not directly related to this website. Users who no longer wish to receive contact from MedOptions or its business affiliates may opt-out of receiving these communications by replying to “unsubscribe” in the subject line of an email, following an “unsubscribe” link within the email, should one be available, or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notification of Changes
NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES REGARDING PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION (HIPAA)
This notice describes how user and patient Protected Health Information (“PHI”) is managed and disclosed on this website, if it is collected, and how to get access to this information.
MedOptions is required by law to maintain the privacy of PHI and to provide users with notice of its legal duties and privacy practices. MedOptions must abide by the terms of the notice currently in effect; however we reserve the right to change the terms of this notice as well as make the new provisions effective for all PHI maintained. In addition, a copy of the effective notice will be posted at all times on this website.
MedOptions is not required to obtain consent or authorization to use and disclose information about users/patients under the following circumstances:
- For purposes of treatment, payment, administration and healthcare operations, including, but not limited to, the release of information to:
- An insurance company, Medicare, Medicaid
- Any person or entity affiliated with billing and quality and risk management.
- Any hospital, nursing home, or other health care facility in which user/patient may be admitted
- Any assisted living or personal care facility
- Any physician or clinician providing user/patient care
- Any business associate of MedOptions
- Licensing and accrediting bodies
MedOptions is required to obtain consent or authorization to use and disclose information about users/patients under the following circumstances:
- For certain public health activities or health care oversight activities
- When MedOptions reasonably believes that user/patient is a victim of abuse, neglect or domestic violence
- In certain judicial administrative hearings
- In certain circumstances, to coroners, medical examiners and funeral directors
- For certain law enforcement purposes
- For cadaveric organ, eye or tissue donation purposes
- For certain research purposes
- For certain fundraising purposes
- For workers’ compensation purposes
- For specialized government functions, including military and veterans’ activities, national security and intelligence activities, medical suitability determinations, correctional institution and custodial situations
MedOptions is only required to inform users/patients in advance and allow objection to the use and disclosure of information about user/patients under the following circumstances:
- For use in a directory of individuals served by MedOptions
- To a family member, other close relative, close personal friend, or other identified person involved in your care
- Activities programs
Uses and disclosures not specifically addressed in this notice will be made only with user/patient’s written authorization, including:
- Psychotherapy notes (notwithstanding the provisions allowing uses)
- Marketing, except face-to-face communication and promotional gifts of nominal value
Subject to certain conditions, users/patients have the right under the law, to:
- Request restrictions on certain uses and disclosure of information about themselves (although MedOptions is not necessarily required to agree with the request)
- Receive confidential communication of PHI
- Inspect and copy PHI
- Amend PHI
- Receive an accounting of disclosures
- Obtain a paper copy of this notice
If a user/patient believes his or her privacy rights have been violated, her or she may complain to MedOptions and/or to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. There will be no retaliation for complaints filed. For further information or to make a complaint, contact:
MedOp Acquisition, LLC
20 Research Parkway
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
Ownership Of The Site
All pages within the Site and any material made available for download or use are owned or licensed by MedOptions. The Site is protected by United States and international copyright and trademark laws. The Contents of the Site, including without limitation the files, documents, text, photographs, images, audio, and video, and any materials accessed through or made available for use or download through this Site (“Content”) may not be copied, distributed, modified, reproduced, published or used, in whole or in part, except for purposes authorized or approved by MedOptions, including the provision of services or products to MedOptions, or in connection with a business relationship with MedOptions. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose, or deep link to, any name, trademarks, service marks, logo, Content or other proprietary information (including; images, text, page layout, or form) of MedOptions without our express written consent. If you have questions about the Site or any materials or would like more information or to request written consent please contact us at email@example.com or 800.370.3651.
Access to Site; Indemnification
In the event access to the Site or a portion thereof is limited requiring a user ID and password (“Protected Areas”), you agree to access Protected Areas using only your user ID and password as provided to you by MedOptions. You agree to protect the confidentiality of your user ID and password, and not to share or disclose your user ID or password to any third party. You agree that you are fully responsible for all activity occurring under your user ID. Your access to the Site may be revoked by MedOptions at any time, with or without cause. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold MedOptions harmless from and against all third party claims, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorneys fees) against or incurred by MedOptions arising out of your use or access of the Site, or access by anyone accessing the Site using your user ID and password.