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HIPAA Disclaimer For clients in the Healthcare Industry
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HIPAA Disclaimer 

Beverley L. Lamarque, LLC HIPAA Disclaimer:

Please read this HIPAA disclaimer ("Disclaimer") carefully before using our bookkeeping website ("Website"). The purpose of this Disclaimer is to inform users about the compliance obligations and requirements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in relation to the use of our Website. By accessing and using our Website, you acknowledge and accept these obligations, and you agree to comply with the terms and conditions set forth in this Disclaimer.

  1. Protected Health Information (PHI): Our Website may involve the collection, storage, and transmission of Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by HIPAA. We are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of your PHI in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

  2. Limited Access and Disclosure: We restrict access to your PHI to authorized personnel who require it for legitimate business purposes. We will not disclose your PHI to any third parties without your explicit consent, except as required by law or as necessary for the proper functioning of our services.

  3. Technical Safeguards: We have implemented a range of technical measures to ensure the security of your PHI, including encryption, firewalls, and secure data transmission protocols. However, no system is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your PHI. You acknowledge and accept that there are inherent risks associated with the transmission and storage of data over the internet.

  4. Business Associate Agreement (BAA): If you are a Covered Entity under HIPAA and we provide services that involve the use or disclosure of PHI on your behalf, we are willing to enter into a separate Business Associate Agreement (BAA) with you. This BAA will outline our respective responsibilities and obligations under HIPAA. Please contact us directly to discuss the execution of a BAA if applicable.

  5. User Responsibility: As a user of our Website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any login credentials or access codes provided to you. You must notify us immediately in the event of any unauthorized access or use of your account.

  6. No Warranty: The information, materials, and services provided on our Website are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, without any warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or security of any information on our Website. Your use of the Website is at your own risk.

  7. Limitation of Liability: To the fullest extent permitted by law, we shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with the use of our Website, including any unauthorized access or disclosure of PHI.

  8. Changes to Disclaimer: We reserve the right to modify or update this Disclaimer at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on our Website. Your continued use of the Website after any modifications to the Disclaimer constitutes your acceptance of the revised Disclaimer.

By using our Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to all the terms and conditions stated in this Disclaimer. If you do not agree with any part of this Disclaimer, please refrain from using our Website.

Last updated: [06.20.2023]

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