Medical Billing Unlimited (MBU) and our staff preserves the integrity and the confidentiality of protected health information (PHI) pertaining to our clients and their patients. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that our company and staff uphold the necessary protection of ones PHI to the highest standard. MBU will protect the confidentiality of the PHI of our clients to the highest degree possible. Our Clients should not be afraid to provide information to MBU and its staff for purposes of billing and coding, and any other services provided by MBU.

To that end, MBU and its staff will---

  • Adhere to the standards set forth in the Notice of Privacy Practices.
  • Collect, use and disclose PHI only in conformance with state and federal laws. MBU and its staff will not use or disclose PHI for uses outside of our scope of business, such as marketing, employment, life insurance applicants, etc. without an authorization from the client.
  • Recognize that PHI collected about patients must be accurate, timely, complete, and available when needed. MBU and its staff will…
    • Implement reasonable measures to protect the integrity of all PHI maintained about patients.
  • Recognize that patients have a right to privacy. MBU and its staff respect the patient's individual dignity at all times. MBU and its staff will respect patient's privacy to the extent consistent with providing the highest quality billing service possible.
  • Act as responsible information stewards and treat all PHI as sensitive and confidential. Consequently, MBU and its staff will:
    • Treat all PHI data as confidential in accordance with professional ethics, accreditation standards, and legal requirements.
    • Not disclose PHI data unless the patient (or his or her authorized representative) has properly authorized the release or the release is otherwise authorized by law.
  • MBU and its staff must adhere to this policy. Our office will not tolerate violations of this policy. Violation of this policy is grounds for disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment and criminal or professional sanctions in accordance with our office personnel rules and regulations.
  • MBU and its staff may change this privacy policy in the future. Any changes will be effective upon the release of a revised privacy policy and will be made available to our clients upon request