Boost Collaborative and its Business Associates are bound to the protection of privacy of its program participants in accordance with Federal Law, "HIPAA Regulations" (45 C.F.R. 164.502) and Washington State Law (RCW # 70.02).
Staff and contractors respect the right to privacy and commit to the protection of information that will identify enrolled participants (past and present) by safeguarding information both in hard copy and digitally. Identifying information is any information that is unique to the individual; such as name, address, phone number(s), physical characteristics, date of birth, identifying numbers (such as social security) or photos.
Boost Collaborative, in the normal course of doing business, must release information to governing entities, accreditation agencies and third party payers, such as to insurance companies, who have the authority to receive information of participants that qualify and enroll in contracted services supported by the state or federal funding or third party payer. Written approval for the release of information must be granted by the individual or his/her legal guardian when Boost Collaborative wishes to share information to other outside entities or use information or photos for media purposes.
The following are a few common ways we may use or disclose your personal/health information:
For full details of how Boost Collaborative may use and release personal identifying information of its participants please see our current Notice of Privacy Practices, through download of the .pdf below: