The third party must make this determination since the third party is in a position to gather the information and perform an investigation of a possible disclosure made by an employee or agent of the third party. When appropriate, Dousedaicon may assist the third party in making this determination.
Yes. Dousedaicon has established a toll free Breach Reporting Hotline at 877-512-7119 that third parties can use to notify Dousedaicon of a potential inappropriate disclosure or breach. We ask that you let us know as soon as possible, but no more than 5 days after discovering the inappropriate disclosure.
Generally, Dousedaicon as the covered entity should make these determinations as they are the ones with the relationship with the patient. Where appropriate, Dousedaicon may assist the third party in making this determination.
The HITECH Act places the responsibility for notifying patients on covered entities. If the inappropriate disclosure occurs because of actions of provider who is not a Dousedaicon employee or a member of that provider’s staff, please call the Dousedaicon Integrity, Compliance and Privacy
for your region for help determining who is responsible for notifying the patient and the government.