Category Archives: FAQs

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

What is Autism?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both terms to explain a complex range of neurological disorders primarily characterized by impairments in three core areas:  Read More ›

Family Support Services FAQ

Your best resource for Family Support Services questions, forms and information. Read More ›

Major Unusual Incidents Definitions

Major Unusual Incidents: Classification and Definitions

Timely reporting of MUI’s help improve the quality of services for those we support and help keep them safe.  Our MUI team is here to help you understand what to report and when.  All roles and responsibilities of County Board staff and providers can be found in the MUI Rule.  Also, check out the Department of Developmental Disabilities Health and Safety Toolkit for resources tailored for families, county board, and providers.  If you still have questions please contact us.

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How Does Summit DD comply with HIPAA?

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 protected health information. The privacy rule provides federal protections for personal health information held by covered entities, like Summit DD, and gives patients an array of rights with respect to that information. At the same time, it is balanced so that it permits the disclosure of personal health information needed for patient care and other important purposes. Read More ›

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