Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


Fischer Medical Supply is committed to safeguarding your medical and personal information. Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA"), we are required to: (i) maintain the privacy of medical information; (ii) provide notice of our legal duties and privacy practices; and (iii) abide by the terms of our current Privacy Policy.


Who Will Follow This Privacy Policy

This policy applies to all Fischer Medical Supply Treatment Specialists and staff. It encompasses all our entities, sites, and locations. These individuals and entities may share medical information with each other for treatment, payment, and health care operations as described in this policy.


Information Collected About You

In providing you with treatment and health care services, we collect personal information such as:

  • Your name, address, and phone number
  • Information relating to your or your child’s medical history
  • Your insurance information and coverage
  • Information about your medical providers
  • Birth dates and social security numbers for insurance purposes

We also gather certain medical information about you and create a record of the care provided. Other individuals or organizations in your "circle of care," such as referring physicians, other doctors, your health plan, and close friends or family members, may also provide information to us.


How Fischer Medical Supply May Use and Disclose Information About You

We may use and disclose your health information for various purposes, including but not limited to:

  1. Required Disclosures
    We must disclose health information:
    -To the Secretary of Health and Human Services, upon request, to determine our compliance with HIPAA
    -To you, in accordance with your right to access and receive an accounting of disclosures
  2. For Treatment
    -We may use your health information to provide you with medical treatment or services. For example, we may use your medical history to file insurance claims on your behalf.
  3. For Payment
    We may use and disclose your health information to bill and collect payment for our services. For example, we may give your insurance company information about your condition so they will pay us for the device we have furnished you.
  4. For Health Care Operations
    We may use and disclose your information for our business operations, such as auditing practices or quality reviews of the services provided to you.


Public Policy Uses and Disclosures

We may disclose your information for various public policy purposes, including:

  • As required by federal, state, or local law
  • For public health reporting activities
  • To report adverse events, product defects, or conduct product recalls
  • To report child abuse or neglect
  • For health oversight activities, such as audits or investigations
  • In response to a court order or subpoena
  • To coroner, medical examiner, or funeral directors
  • For workers' compensation programs
  • To prevent a serious threat to health and safety
  • For research purposes, under certain conditions
  • For military and national security purposes
  • To correctional institutions if you are an inmate

Our Business Associates

We may disclose your information to business associates who perform tasks on our behalf. These associates must agree to protect your information.

Disclosures to Persons Assisting in Your Care

We may disclose information to individuals involved in your care or payment for your care, such as family members or other caregivers. We may also contact you with appointment reminders.

Other Uses and Disclosures of Personal Information

We require written authorization from you for any other uses and disclosures of your medical information. You may revoke this authorization in writing at any time, except to the extent that we have already relied on it.

Individual Rights

You have the right to:

  • Request restrictions on how we use and disclose your information
  • Request communications through alternative means or at alternative location(s)
  • Inspect and copy your medical, billing, and other records
  • Request amendments to your records
  • Obtain a paper copy of this policy

To exercise any of your rights, please contact us in writing at:

Fischer Medical Supply
5400 Atlantis Ct., Ste C
Moorpark, CA 93021


Changes to this Policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time and to make the revised policy effective for all personal health information we have about you. Any material changes will be posted, and you may request a copy of the revised policy at any time.


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