Compliance, HIPAA and Ethics
Longhorn India Technologies does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
entities that process health-related data are required to comply with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). This act led to numerous changes in the healthcare and other related sectors. HIPAA's essential impact on Business Processes has created new definitions for processing/exchanging and protecting healthcare related information. HIPAA is designed to standardize the way all health care organizations electronically exchange sensitive patient data and to protect patients from unauthorized disclosure of their medical records (whether paper or electronic):
- Paper Free Processing of claims, payments, EOB's etc.
- All Data Transfers through Secure Connection.
- All employees under-go HIPAA Training and sign confidentiality agreement.
- Documents and any correspondence follow HIPAA Norms.
- Paper waste if any is shredded as per HIPAA norms.
The protection of confidential business information and trade secrets is vital to the interests and the success of Longhorn India Technologies. Accordingly everyone must have a mutually signed NDA/Non-Compete Agreement on file.
While working on a client project, employees are expected to work in accordance to the procedures, policies and timelines expected by the client. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, each new employee, as a condition of employment, must complete the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 and present documentation establishing identity and employment eligibility. Former employees who are rehired must also complete the form if they have not completed an I-9 with Longhorn India Technologies