Terms and Conditions of Use

By using this Site, you signify that you have read these Terms and Conditions of Use and that you assent to these terms and conditions of use. If you do not agree to follow each of the terms and conditions of use, do not use this Site.Fazzi Associates, Inc. (Fazzi) reserves the right to update these terms and conditions at any time. Your continued use of the Fazzi website (www.Fazzi.com) (the “Site”) means that you
accept those changes.

Fazzi Associates, Inc. is a Massachusetts corporation dedicated to home care and hospice services. The Site describes the services provided by Fazzi including assisting home care and hospice agencies in making positive transformations to improve services. Fazzi is dedicated to social responsibility and makes charitable donations of a percentage of its profits. The Site describes services provided by Fazzi including revenue cycle management, outsourced coding, billing, consulting, operational review, strategic planning, interim management, marketing, customer service and sales, including the use of satisfaction surveys to improve services, business intelligence, education and training for home health care and hospice providers and original research in the area of best practices in the home health and hospice industry.

This Site does not provide health care advice. The Site does not provide health related consulting. The Site provides services to help agencies achieve improvement. The content of the Fazzi Site including text, graphics, images, information obtained from licensors, and other material contained on the Fazzi Site are for informational and educational purposes only. The Site is not intended to be a substitute for medical care, health advice, or hospital care. Always seek the advice of your physician, or other qualified health care provider with any questions you
may have regarding your specific medical or health condition.

Use of Content. Fazzi authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the Site solely for your business use

The Site is protected by copyright under the United States and foreign laws. Title to the Site remains with Fazzi. Any use of the Site not expressly permitted by these terms and conditions is a breach of these terms of conditions and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. The Site and its features are subject to change or terminate without notice in the editorial discretion of Fazzi. If you violate any of these terms and conditions, your permission to use the Site automatically terminates.

The Site is being presented for your business use. Fazzi grants to you a non-exclusive non-transferable, non-sublicensable, limited right and license to access the Site, and to use the Site and its resources to address and resolve core industry challenges of home health and hospice
agencies.

No Reproduction of Materials. The materials on the Site are protected under state and federal copyright and trademark law. By accessing and using the Site, you do not obtain any ownership interest or rights to the material found on the Site, nor are you permitted to copy or
create any derivative works of using any portion of the material. All rights to the content of the Site, or the right to access the content or material thereon, automatically terminates along with the permission or license granted by us hereunder. Copyright and trademark infringement are violations of federal and state law, and are subject to criminal and civil penalties. In the event of any confusion as to the use of the Site, please contact Fazzi for clarification.

Liability of Fazzi and its Licensors. The use of the Fazzi Site is at your own risk. When using the Fazzi Site, information will be transmitted over a medium which is beyond the control and jurisdiction of Fazzi. Accordingly, Fazzi assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the Fazzi Site.

The Fazzi Site is provided on an “as is” basis. Fazzi and its licensors, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaim all warranties, either express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of third parties rights and fitness for a particular purpose. Specifically, Fazzi makes no representations or warranties about the following:

  1. The accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness or timeliness of the materials, strategies, training, research, consulting, the text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the Site.
  2. The effectiveness of the Site in helping your agency to reach its goals.
  3. The success of your agency in satisfying compliance audits, in reaching coding competencies, in meeting financial objectives, in maintaining currency with new developments.

In no event, shall Fazzi, its licensors or any third parties mentioned on the Fazzi Site be liable for any damages (including without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the Site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory, and whether or not Fazzi is advised of the possibility of such damages. Fazzi is not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by the use or misuse of the Site. Any claims arising in connection with your use of the Site must be brought within one year of the date of the event giving rise to such action occurred. Remedies under these Terms and Conditions are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms and Conditions. Fazzi hereby specifically disclaims any responsibility for failure of any agency to reach its goals, to improve profitability or success or to solve core industry challenges. There is no guarantee of success. Fazzi hereby specifically disclaims all responsibility.

No Unlawful or Prohibited use/Intellectual Property. You are granted a nonexclusive, non-transferrable, revocable license to access and use the Site strictly in accordance with these terms of use. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to Fazzi that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.

All content included as a part of the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of Fazzi and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to
observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.

You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. Fazzi content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of the Site or of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your business, and will make no other use of the content without express written permission of Fazzi. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Fazzi or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these terms and conditions. Access to the Site does not afford an agency with any ownership rights to Fazzi or the Site or its content.

General Restrictions. You may not transfer, copy or display the Site or its content, except as permitted herein. In addition, you may not sell, rent, lease, distribute, broadcast, sublicense or otherwise assign any right to the Site or its content to any third party. You may not attempt to disable, bypass, modify, defeat, or otherwise circumvent any digital rights management system used as part of the Site for any commercial or illegal purpose.

User Submissions. You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type that infringes or violates any rights of any party. You agree that any such submission is non-confidential for all purposes. If you make such submission, you are warranting that the owner of such content has expressly granted Fazzi a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide non-exclusive right to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform and display the communication or content in
any media or medium, or any form or format now known or hereafter developed.

Fazzi Electronic Communications. Visiting the Site or sending emails to Fazzi constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. Fazzi reserves the right but is not obligated to do any or all of the following:

  1. Investigate the allegation that a communication does not conform to the terms of
    this Agreement;
  2. Remove communications which are abusive, illegal or disruptive and otherwise
    fail to conform with these terms and conditions;
  3. Terminating user’s access to any of the Site entirely upon any breach of these
    Terms and Conditions;
  4. Monitor, edit or disclose any communication on the Site;
  5. Edit or delete any communication posted on the Site, regardless of whether or not such communication violates the standards.

Fazzi reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of our employees or the public. Fazzi has no liability or responsibility to users of the Fazzi Site or any person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.

Advertising and Links to Other Sites. Fazzi does not endorse the content of any third party website. Fazzi is not responsible for the content of links, third-party sites, sites framed within the Fazzi Site or third-party advertisements and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third party websites is at your own risk.

Indemnity. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Fazzi, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees resulting from or alleged to result from your use of the Site, from the success of your
agency, from failure of your agency, from failure of your implementation of Fazzi strategies, from failure of your agency to meet best practices goals.

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without respect to its conflicts of law principles. If any provisions of these Terms and Conditions are found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

Complete Agreement, Except as Expressly Provided in a Particular “Legal Notice” on the Fazzi Site. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Fazzi with respect to the use of the Fazzi Site and the Fazzi Site and its content. Your use of the Fazzi Site is also subject to the Fazzi disclaimers and policies posted herewith. Thank you for your cooperation. We hope you find the Fazzi Site educational and informative.