Allied Benefit Systems, LLC (“Allied”) is committed to keeping your health information confidential and secure. This notice describes how health information about you may be used and disclosed, and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
This notice applies to information about you called “protected health information” that is protected under the federal law “HIPAA,” which stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Protected health information includes health-related information that Allied collects, creates, receives or maintains in connection with your Allied user account and that reasonably could be used to identify you. Allied may receive your health information directly from you or from a third party, such as your employer-sponsored health plan.
We may use and share your protected health information in the several ways without first asking for your written permission, including:
We may and sometimes are required to use or share your health information in special circumstances without first asking for your written permission. We must meet many conditions in the law before we can share your information for these purposes.
Generally, we will not share your health information or communicate with someone other than you about your user account.
If you are represented by a legally appointed personal representative, we will communicate with your representative in the same manner we would communicate with you.
In special circumstances, we may share your health information or communicate with individuals identified as family, close, friends, or others involved in your care with your permission or, if you are unable to give permission, only if we believe it is necessary and in your best interest.
To protect your privacy and the security of your user account, we strongly recommend that you never share your account password or other sign–in information with anyone else. When someone signs into your user account, we will assume that you gave your permission to that person to access the information in your user account.
Where your health plan has contracted with us to provide our services to you, we may forward some of your requests to the health plan for response or input as required by our contract.
Changes to the terms of this notice.Allied can change the terms of this notice, and the changes will apply to all protected health information Allied has about you. The new notice will be on our web site.
Effective date: 2/05/2021