Privacy & Compliance
PRIVACY POLICIES & LEGAL DISCLAIMERS
This Web Site is designed for information purposes only and is not intended to render medical advice or professional services. While most articles are written by staff members or our Providers, the Web Master has no medical training. The information provided through this site should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your health care provider. If you feel you are experiencing a medical emergency, please dial 9-1-1 immediately
Medical Information Policy
Any medical or health advice provided and hosted on this Site will only be given by medically trained and qualified professionals unless a clear statement is made that a piece of advice offered is from a non-medically qualified individual or organization.
This Site does not host or receive funding from advertising.
Confidentiality of data relating to individual patients and visitors to a medical/health Web Site, including their identity, is respected by this Web Site. The Web Site owners will honor or exceed the legal requirements of medical/health information privacy that apply in the United States. Elite DNA Therapy Services, LLC is committed to protecting our patient’s Protected Health Information and will abide by all HIPAA laws.
What does HIPAA stand for?
HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and includes six complex regulations that aim at standardizing health care transactions, code sets, patient privacy and security. HIPAA compliance is the responsibility of everyone who works with Millennium Physician Group, including employees, physicians and volunteers.
Who may access confidential information?
Only those people who need access for business reasons and who have been authorized to receive it.
What information about a patient must be kept confidential?
Essentially any information that is patient-identifiable, even the patient’s address, is confidential and must be protected. This includes diagnoses, test results and billing information. Only when the patient has agreed may it be used or disclosed for specific purposes.
Our Privacy Practices & Complaint
For more information on our Privacy Practices, as well as how to file a Privacy Complaint, please click here.
To learn more about Elite DNA Therapy Services, LLC’s Privacy standards and practices, please click here read our Notice of Privacy Practices. It includes all the most up-to-date information regarding our privacy rules and regulations.
You have the right to tell Elite DNA Therapy Services, LLC and the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services if you believe we have violated your privacy rights. There is no risk in filing a complaint.
To file a complaint with the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, please address your complaint to:
Region 4, Office for Civil Rights Dept. of Health & Human Services Atlanta Federal Ctr., Ste. 3B70 61 Forsyth St. SW Atlanta, GA 30303-8909
Non-Discrimination in Services and Benefits / Language Assistance
Notice Informing Individuals about Nondiscrimination and Accessibility
Requirements and Nondiscrimination Statement:
Discrimination is Against the Law
Elite DNA Therapy Services, LLC does not and shall not discriminate based on race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all patients, staff, volunteers, contractors, and vendors.
Elite DNA Therapy Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Elite DNA Therapy Services, LLC:
- Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us.
- Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English.
Inform the call center or office manager if you need these services. Call Center 239-223-2751
If you believe that Elite DNA Therapy Services, LLC has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way based on race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, you can file a grievance with:
Becky Robertson Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer Elite DNA Therapy Services, LLC 6430 Plantation Park Court Suite 300 Fort Myers, FL 33966 239-223-2751 or Compliance@elitednatherapy.com
You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building Washington, D.C. 20201 1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html
Elite DNA Therapy Services, LLC provides language assistance services free of charge. If you need assistance, please contact the call center at 239-223-2751 or the office manager at site of your services.
Section 1557, Part of the Affordable Care Act, prohibits discrimination based on race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or identity, or disability.
Contact Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer with concerns or questions.