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IDS Policy, Procedure, Privacy Policies, and Patient Forms

Below are policies, procedures, and standards required to be posted by IDS as a healthcare entity, a Medicare participating Medicare-participating Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF) , as well as other regulatory documents and patient forms. For additional questions or concerns, please call IDS at 800 355-0691, and ask for the compliance officer.

Instant Diagnostic Systems complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Language Assistance Provides contact information for IDS agents with the capability of accessing translation services for TTY, as well as a number of alternative languages including but not necessarily limited to Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Filipino, Korean, Russian, Arabic, French Creole, French, Polish, Portugese, Italian, German, Hindi, Japanese.

IDS Notice of Privacy Practices - Contains IDS notice patient privacy policy as required by HIPAA rule.

IDS Website Privacy Policy This Policy describes how we treat personal information we gather on the digital platforms where this policy is located. This includes Web sites and interactive e-mail messages. This policy does not apply to our treatment of information we gather elsewhere.

Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF) Standards - Federal standards to which IDS adheres.

Patient Complaint Procedure - Outlines how IDS will handle patient complaints.  To file a complaint,  review our "Contact" page for appropriate contact information. 

Assignment of Benefit/Medical Records Release - This is a blank copy of the form that is presented to you at the time of testing, for your signature. The Assignment of Benefit (AOB) form allows IDS to bill your insurance and receive payment for our testing service. The Medical Records Release authorizes IDS to release test reports and other related items to treatment suppliers. You may request a copy of your original, signed AOB/Medical Records Release form at any time by writing to the address below, or calling 800 355-0691 and verifying your identity.

Medical Release Revocation Form - Coming soon. Until the official form is published, you may submit a written request to revoke a medical release. Include your full name, address, phone number, and date of birth and request that medical records are no longer shared with the specified party.

Medical Records Request Form - Complete the form and return to IDS to request a copy of your medical records from IDS. Please note email is not a guaranteed secure communication method.

IDS Hours of Operation:
IDS standard hours of operation are 8am-4:30pm Central Standard Time.
Instant Diagnostic Systems, Inc.
1740 4th Avenue SE, Suite A
Decatur, AL 35601