We are required by the applicable federal and state laws to maintain the privacy of your general health information. We are also required to give you this Notice of our privacy policies, legal duties and rights concerning your health information.
Uses and Disclosure Notice
We may use and disclose health information about you for treatment, payment and health care operational purposes. Examples include treatment, payment and health care operations. We may use and disclose your health information in connection with operations related to health care. Health care operations include quality assessment and the improvement of activities, the reviewing of competence or qualifications of certain health care professionals, evaluating practitioner and providing performance, conducting training programs, accreditation, certification , licensing or credential activities.
In addition to us using your health information with regards to treatment, payment or health care, you may give us written authorization to use your health related information or to disclose it to anyone for whatever purpose. If you give us authorization, you may then revoke that authorization at any time in writing. Unless you give us the proper authorization, we will not disclose or use your health information for any reason except as described in this Notice.
You may access or get copies of your health information, with some exceptions. You must make a written request to access such information. You have the right to request that we communicate with you about your health information by alternative means or to alternative locales. You must specify the alternative location or means and you must provide the means with which payments will be managed under the alternative means or location you have requested.
If you want more information about these Privacy Practices, or have questions or concerns, please contact us any time.