JCAHO

Our Approach

Cottage Homecare Services, Inc. has received accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), the U.S. healthcare industry's oldest and largest standard-setting and accrediting body. What this means: we have demonstrated compliance with rigorous national standards, as well as a commitment to making quality healthcare the highest priority. Though voluntary, JCAHO accreditation is widely considered the highest seal of approval in the healthcare marketplace.

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Your Privacy

Cottage Homecare Services respects the privacy and confidentiality of your personal health information. This Notice of Privacy Practices applies to all information and records related to your care Cottage Homecare Services has received or created. This Notice informs you about the possible uses and disclosures of your personal medical/health information. It also describes your rights and our obligations regarding your personal health information.

We are required by law to:

With your consent we may use and disclose your personal health information for treatment, payment and health care and healthcare operations.

We may use and disclose your health information for other specific purposes without your written authorization.

Your written authorization is required for all other uses or disclosures of your personal health information.

If you believe that your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint in writing with Cottage Homecare Services, or with the Office of Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. To file a complaint with Cottage Homecare Services, contact the Privacy Officer at (516) 367-2266 ext 215.