BJC ACO Commitment to Privacy, Security and Confidentiality

The BJC HealthCare ACO is committed to ensuring it abides by all applicable federal and state laws and regulations to protect the privacy and security of patient protected health information created, received, maintained or transmitted by the ACO. In addition, the BJC ACO is committed to maintaining the confidentiality of all protected and sensitive information in the possession of the ACO. For details concerning the privacy and security programs of individual ACO participants, please see the applicable policies and procedures of the specific participant of the ACO. In addition, each individual ACO participant is expected to maintain and abide by its own privacy and security programs with respect to the handling, use and disclosure of patient protected health information.