This summary briefly describes important information contained in our Notice of Privacy Practices. We encourage you to take time to read the complete Notice, which is attached to this summary.
Our Notice of Privacy Practices describes how we may use and disclose your protected health information to carry out service, payment, or business operations, and for other purposes that are permitted or required by law. It also describes your rights to access and control your Protected Health Information (PHI). Your “PHI” means any of your written and verbal health information to include your demographic data that can be used to identify you. This is information that is created and/or received by your service provider, which relates to your past, present, or future physical or mental health condition.
This Notice will let you know about the various ways we use and/or disclose your information, describes your rights, and our obligations with respect to the use and/or disclosure of your medical information. We will also ask that you acknowledge receipt of this Notice the first time you come to, or use our facility. The law requires us to make a good faith effort to obtain your acknowledgement.
We are required by law to:
Make sure that any medical or health information that we have that identifies you is kept private, and will be used and/or disclosed only in accord with our Notice of Privacy Practices and applicable law.
Give you the complete Notice of our legal duties, and our privacy practices; and
Abide by the terms of the Notice of Privacy Practices that is in effect from time to time.