Medical Billing, Collection & Revenue Management

Privacy Policy

EAST MEADOW MANAGEMENT GROUP, INC. PRIVACY POLICY

East Meadow Management Group, Inc. (“EMMG” or “We”) operates a website located at https://www.emmgbilling.com which includes all related sub-domains, mobile versions, tools, and services (the “Website”).  EMMG provides billing, collection and various administrative services to service providers and other healthcare related professionals.  EMMG respects the privacy of its Website users and has developed this Privacy Policy to demonstrate its commitment to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes the information we collect, how that information may be used, with whom it may be shared, and your choices about such uses and disclosures. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully when using our Website or transacting business with EMMG. By using our Website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

 

If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please refer to the end of this Privacy Policy for information on how to contact us.

1.    Information Collection.  In the operation of this Website and during the course of its business, EMMG collects information that may be used to identify an individual or business, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, entity name, email address, a home, postal or other physical address, other contact information, title, birth date, gender, occupation, industry, personal interests, medical conditions or other information when needed to provide a service you requested (“Information”).

When you browse the Website you do so anonymously, unless you have previously indicated that you wish EMMG to remember your login and password or you submit a contact form. We do not collect any Information for the purpose of reselling or distributing that Information. We may log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to give us an idea of which part of the Website you visit and how long you spend there. However, we do not link your IP address to any Information unless you have logged in to our website. Like many other commercial websites, the Website may use a standard technology called a "cookie" to collect Information about how you use the Website. Please go to "Cookies and Tracking Information" below for more information.

 

2.    Notification.  When Information is collected, we will inform you at the point of collection the purpose for the collection. EMMG will not transfer your Information to third parties without your consent. We will always give you the opportunity to "opt out" of receiving EMMG’s direct marketing or market research information. This means we assume you have given us your consent to collect and use your Information in accordance with this Policy unless you take affirmative action to indicate that you do not consent, for instance by clicking or checking the appropriate option or box at the point of collection. In some cases, when applicable, we will provide you with the opportunity to "opt in." This means we will require your affirmative action to indicate your consent before we use your Information for purposes other than the purpose for which it was submitted.

 

3.    Cookies and Tracking Technology.  A cookie is a small data file that certain Web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain Information such as a user ID that the website uses to track the pages you've visited, but the only Information a cookie can contain is any Information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other websites. Some parts the Website use cookies to understand user traffic patterns. We do this in order to determine the usefulness of the Website information to our users and to see how effective our navigational structure is in helping users reach that information.

If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing the Website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser, although you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website if you do so. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use/navigate through many parts of the Website, except access to certain of EMMG's web pages require a login and password.

 

4.    Information Sharing and Disclosure.  Inside EMMG, data is stored in controlled servers with limited access. Your Information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where EMMG, its subsidiaries, affiliates or agents are located. Your Information is never shared outside EMMG without your permission, except under conditions.  We may use and disclose Information so that we or others may bill and receive payment from you, an insurance company or a third party for the treatment, products and/or services you received from your Provider.  We may also use and disclose Information for confirming coverage or benefits, collection activities, utilization review quality assessment, auditing or customer service. 

 

5.    Special Situations

(a)    As Required by Law: We will disclose Information when required to do so by international, federal, state or local law.

(b)    Business Associates: We may disclose Information to our business associates that perform functions on our behalf or provide us with services if the Information is necessary for such functions or services.  All of our business associates are obligated to protect the privacy of your Information and are not allowed to use or disclose any Information other than as specified in our contract.

(c)    Data Breach Notification Purposes: We may use or disclose Information to provide legally required notices of unauthorized access to or disclosure of said Information.

(d)    Lawsuits and Disputes: If you are involved in a lawsuit or a dispute, we may disclose Information in response to a court or administrative order. We also may disclose Information in response to a subpoena, discovery request, or other lawful process by someone else involved in the dispute.

(e)    Transfer of Records: We may release Information to transfer your records as part of a sale of the pharmacy business when permitted by law.

 

6.    Your Rights.  You have the following rights regarding the Information we have about you:

(a)    Right to Get Notice of a Breach: You will be notified upon a breach of any of your unsecured Information.

(b)    Right to an Accounting of Disclosures: You have the right to request a list of certain disclosures that have been made, if any, of Information for purposes other than payment and day to day operations of EMMG’s business. 

(c)    Right to Request Restrictions: You have the right to request a restriction or limitation on the Information we use or disclose for operations. 

(d)    Right to a Paper Copy of This Notice: You have the right to a paper copy of this notice. You may request us to give you a copy of this notice at any time. Even if you have agreed to receive this notice electronically, you are still entitled to a paper copy of this notice.

 

7.    Data Security.  Your EMMG account information is password-protected for your privacy and security. EMMG safeguards the security of the data you send us with physical, electronic, and managerial procedures. In certain areas of the Website, EMMG uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to enhance the security of data transmissions. While we strive to protect your Information, we cannot ensure the security of the Information you transmit to us, and so we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure you use a secure browser.

 

8.    Children and Privacy.  The Website does not target and is not intended to attract children under the age of 18. EMMG does not knowingly solicit Information from children under the age of 18 or send them requests for Information.

 

9.    Third Party Websites.  The Website contains links to other websites. EMMG does not share your Information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.

 

10.    Changes to This Privacy Policy.  EMMG will amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your Information we will notify you by posting a notice on this Website.

If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Notice, our information handling practices, or any other aspect of the privacy and security of your personal information, please email us at cal@emmgbilling.com.  You may also reach us by mail at East Meadow Management Group, 3000 Hempstead Tpke. Suite 407 Levittown, New York 11756, Attn: Cari-Ann Linker. 
 

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