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Privacy Policy

Notice of VNS of Iowa Privacy Practices for Protected Health Information 

This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Click here to read the Notice of Privacy Practices.

Our Ethics Program

HCI Care Services and its community partner, Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa, promote a culture providing patient-focused and family-centered, compassionate care. We recognize that ethical questions may arise during the course of care which may be difficult for patients and families to address. HCI Care Services and VNS of Iowa's Ethics Committee serves as a resource in such situations, offering consultative services and information to assist patients and families facing difficult decisions.

Requesting an Ethics Committee Consultation. To initiate an ethics consultation, please first contact the Ethics Committee chair at (800) 806-9934. You may also:

  • email ethics@hcicareservices.org,
  • fax your request to: (515) 333-5801, or
  • mail your request to: HCI Care Services and VNS of Iowa, Attn: Ethics Committee Chairperson, 3000 Easton Boulevard, Des Moines, Iowa 50317.