AS A HOMECARE PATIENT YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING RIGHTS
AS A HOMECARE PATIENT YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIBLITIES
DMEPOS SUPPLIER STANDARDS
Neb Doctors‐ Policy Notification
Delivery and setup of equipment
Hours of Operation
Emergency or Natural Disaster
Statement to Permit Payment of Medical Benefits
Client Responsibility Waiver
Deductibles and Co‐Insurance
Equipment Training ‐ A representative of Neb Doctors or my doctor’s office has advised me of the following:
To our patients: This notice describes how health information about you, as a patient of Neb Doctors, may be used and disclosed. You will also find below, information on your rights and how you can get access to your health information. This is required by the Privacy Regulations created as a result of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA).
Our commitment to your privacy
Neb Doctors is dedicated to maintaining the privacy of your health information. We are required by law to maintain the confidentiality of your health information. We realize that these
laws are complicated, but we must provide you with the following important information:
Use and disclosure of your health information in certain special circumstances
The following circumstances may require us to use or disclose your health information:
Your rights regarding your health information
If you have any questions regarding this notice or our health information privacy policies, please contact (See Neb Doctors Information Below).
5076 Winters Chapel Rd Atlanta GA 30360
Phone: 855 230‐5632
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS – READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING EQUIPMENT.
Read all these warnings and instructions as well as the entire Manufacturers Users Manual/Instructions before using any medical equipment. Use the equipment only for its intended purpose and use as described in the manufacturers instructions for Use. Improper use of medical equipment can result in serious or fatal illness/injury, improper treatment or property damage. Use equipment only with parts and accessories provided by your homecare provider for use with your specific equipment.
Close supervision is necessary when medical equipment is used by or near the physically or mentally impaired or children. Never use equipment while sleeping or drowsy unless directed by the manufacturer’s instructions. Review equipment precautions about small parts or tubing that may present a choking hazard to small children. Keep all bags used in packaging equipment away from children to prevent suffocation. Keep any medications or other hazardous or toxic items where children cannot reach them. Always use close adult supervision when administering a medical treatment to a child. DO NOT LEAVE CHILD UNATTENDED DURING TREATMENTS. When using electrical and medical products, especially when children are present, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following:
To reduce the risk of serious or fatal injury from electrocution:
To reduce the risk of serious or fatal injury from electrocution, fire or burns and to reduce the risk of damage and malfunction to the equipment:
Washing your Hands/Infection Control
Hand hygiene is one of the most important ways to prevent the spread of infections. Patients and their loved ones can play an important role in helping prevent infections by practicing hand hygiene. Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. It is best to wash your hands with soap and clean water running for 20 seconds. However, if soap and clean water are not available, use an Alcohol‐based product to clean your hands. Alcohol‐based hand rubs significantly reduce the number of germs on skin and are fast acting.
When washing hands with soap and water:
When should you wash your hands?
Make sure you have at least one smoke detector per floor of your house and that you test it regularly. Make sure that you change the battery every year. Keep the detector free of dust by vacuuming it occasionally. Make sure you plan multiple escape routes for each rom and practice what you would during a fire with each household member. In case of fire: