The Website may provide links or references to websites operated by third parties. Once you enter another website, please be aware that Aveanna Healthcare is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of each site that you visit through a link on our Website.
This Website is not intended for use by children. To use the Website you must be at least 18 years of age or the legal age to form a binding contract in your jurisdiction if that age is greater than 18 years of age.
If you do not want to receive special offers, marketing communications, newsletters, or other promotional communications (Marketing Communications) from Aveanna Healthcare, you may opt-out or withdraw your consent by following the steps described in each such Marketing Communication or by contacting Aveanna Healthcare’s Privacy Office (see Contact Information below).
Please note that once we receive your request, it may take an additional period of time for such request to become effective. Also note that, after you opt-out, Aveanna Healthcare may still send you certain communications that are not primarily for marketing purposes and that Aveanna Healthcare deems important for all Website users to receive, such as notifications regarding technical problems with the Website.
We may automatically collect information about the use of the Website through, for example, cookies or IP addresses (as described below). Aveanna Healthcare may, in the future, archive log files and use non-personally identifying information in aggregate form to detect errors with the Website, identify security issues, and build higher quality, more useful online services by performing statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of Aveanna Healthcare users, and measure demographics and interests in connection with specific areas of the Website.
Aveanna Healthcare does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties.
General Disclosures. Aveanna Healthcare may disclose your personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our Website’s policies, or protect our or others rights, property, or safety.
General Contractors/Vendors. Aveanna Healthcare uses third parties (including contractors and service providers) to help with certain aspects of its operations, which may require disclosure of your Personal Information to them. For example, Aveanna Healthcare may use a third party to communicate with you (via telephone, email, or letter) about our services, to send information to you, to host the Website and related databases, and to perform other work that we may choose to outsource. Aveanna Healthcare requires these third parties to use your Personal Information only as necessary to perform the services they are asked to perform and these third parties must agree to keep this information confidential.
Non-personally identifiable visitor information. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
The ads appearing on the Website are delivered to you by a third party. Information about your visits to the Website, such as the contents of articles you view, the number of times you have viewed an ad, and your age, weight, gender, goals, and region may be used to tailor the ads that are served to you. Aveanna Healthcare does not share your name or email address with advertisers, unless you specifically select to share information to receive an offer. In the course of serving advertisements to the Website, third-party advertisers may also place cookies on your computer. However, if you do not wish to receive cookies or want to be notified of when they are placed, your browser may permit you to do so. For more information about how to opt-out of receiving emails or third-party offers, please see Personal Information above.
We use a combination of multiple firewalls and multiple levels of physical security to protect the personal you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure. However, you should know that no company, including Aveanna Healthcare, can fully eliminate security or other risks associated with the possession of Personal Information. For example, we may be legally required to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications.
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
Effective 1/3/03; Revised 2/18/10, 1/1/14
Aveanna Healthcare uses health information about you for treatment, to obtain payment for treatment, for administrative purposes, and to evaluate the quality of care that you receive. Your health information is contained in a medical record that is the physical property of Aveanna Healthcare.
Aveanna Healthcare may use your health information to provide you with medical treatment or services. For example, information obtained by a healthcare provider, such as a physician, nurse, or other person providing health services to you, that is related to your treatment will be recorded in your record. This information is necessary for healthcare providers to determine what treatment you should receive. Healthcare providers will also record actions taken by them in the course of your treatment and note how you respond to the actions.
Aveanna Healthcare may use and disclose your health information to others for purposes of receiving payment for treatment and services that you receive. For example, a bill may be sent to you or a third-party payer, such as an insurance company or health plan. The information on the bill may contain information that identifies you, your diagnosis, and treatment or supplies used in the course of treatment.
Aveanna Healthcare may use and disclose health information about you for operational purposes. For example, your health information may be disclosed to members of the medical staff, risk or quality improvement personnel, and others to::
Aveanna Healthcare may use your information to provide appointment reminders or information about treatment alternatives or other health-related benefits and services that may be of interest to the individual.
Aveanna Healthcare may use your information to contact you to raise funds for Aveanna Healthcare; or a group health plan, health insurance issuer, or HMO with respect to a group health plan may disclose information to the sponsor of the plan. You have the right to opt out of such activities. If this is your desire, please contact the Company at the number listed below.
Aveanna Healthcare may use and disclose information about you as required by law. For example, Aveanna Healthcare may disclose information for the following purposes:
Your health information may be used or disclosed for public health activities, such as assisting public health authorities or other legal authorities to prevent or control disease, injury or disability, or for other health oversight activities.
Health Information may be disclosed to funeral directors or coroners to enable them to carry out their lawful duties.
Your health information may be used or disclosed for cadaveric organ, eye or tissue donation purposes.
Aveanna Healthcare may use your health information for research purposes when an institutional review board or privacy board that has reviewed the research proposal and established protocols to ensure the privacy of your health information has approved the research.
Your health information may be disclosed to avert a serious threat to the health or safety of you or any other person pursuant to applicable law.
Specialized government functions such as protection of public officials or reporting to various branches of the armed services may require use or disclosure of your health information.
Your health information may be used or disclosed in order to comply with laws and regulations related to Workers Compensation.
The following uses and disclosures will require your authorization:
Other uses and disclosures not described in this Notice will be made only with your written authorization.
You have the right to:
You may contact Aveanna Healthcare and the Department of Health and Human Services if you believe your privacy rights have been violated. You will not be retaliated against for filing a concern. You may file a complaint with Aveanna Healthcare by sending a written notice to the address below.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:
400 Interstate North Parkway SE, Suite 1600
Atlanta, GA 30339
Aveanna Healthcare is required by law to:
Aveanna Healthcare reserves the right to change its information practices and to make the new provisions effective for all protected health information it maintains. Revised notices will be made available to you by written notification.