Archives by Month: September 2014
What is HIPAA?
HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. It is meant to protect the security and confidentiality of your health information. The privacy rule provides federal protections for personal health information held by covered entities, like Summit DD, and gives people an array of rights with respect to their information. At the same time, it is balanced so that it permits the disclosure of personal health information needed for a person’s care and other important purposes. Read More ›
“I can be the first. Be an inspiration. Motivate others to achieve!” These are the empowering words of a visionary musician named John. Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, John receives support from Summit DD and Blick Clinic to help him establish and reach his goals for a good life. “I’ve worked with John for almost five years. From day one he’s always wanted to challenge himself,” shared Heather Turek, John’s Summit DD Service and Support Administrator, in charge of coordinating John’s supports.
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