Emergency Medical Services

Glenn Heights Fire Department Notice Of Privacy Practices

What is HIPAA?


HIPAA is the acronym for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act that was passed by Congress in 1996.  HIPAA does the following:

  • Provides the ability to transfer and continue health insurance coverage for millions of American workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs;
  • Reduces health care fraud and abuse;
  • Mandates industry-wide standards for health care information on electronic billing and other processes; and
  • Requires the protection and confidential handling of protected health information


The Glenn Heights Fire Department uses Emergicon for EMS billing services.   The  Emergicon local phone number is (972-602-2060), and the toll free number is ( 877-602-2060).  If you want to pay your bill click here.