Assuring security and confidentiality of the Hoʻomau Ke Ola Web Site. Here is how we pledge to protect your privacy and ensure the highest level of security possible while on our Web site:Ho̒omau Ke Ola does not provide or release names, email addresses, or postal addresses to any third party, track or report on any individual registrant’s activity on the site. We are required by law to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of information about your health, health care, and payment for services related to your health (referred to in this notice as “protected health information” or “information”) under 42 CFR Part 2 and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) Privacy Regulations (45 CFR Parts 160 and 164) protects your health information if you are applying for or receiving services (including diagnosis or treatment, or referral) for drug or alcohol abuse. Generally, if you are applying for or receiving services for drug or alcohol abuse, we may not acknowledge to a person outside the program that you attend the program or disclose any information identifying you as an alcohol or drug abuser except under certain circumstances that are listed in this notice.
Generally, we may use or disclose your protected health information when you give your authorization to do so in writing on a form that specifically meets the requirements of laws and regulations that apply. You may revoke your authorization except to the extent that we have already taken action upon the authorization. If you are currently receiving care and wish to revoke your authorization, you will need to deliver a written statement to your primary counselor. After you are discharged, you will need to send the written statement to Hoʻomau Ke Ola.