Abbreviated Notice of Privacy Practices
Our practice is committed to maintaining the privacy of your protected health information (PHI), while providing high quality medical care. In accordance with the HIPAA regulations you will receive a full written notice of our privacy practices at your first office visit after April 14, 2003. This notice will explain:
- How we may use and disclose your PHI.
- Your privacy rights regarding your PHI.
- Our obligations concerning the use and disclosure of your PHI.
We may use and disclose your PHI for treatment, payment and health care operations (TPO) as well as other times in order to provide you with excellent service.
You have the right to inspect, copy and amend your PHI. You have the right to request restrictions on the use of your PHI. You have the right to an accounting of the disclosures of your PHI for other than TPO.
You have the right to complain about alleged violations to this practice’s privacy officer and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
You will receive a full Notice of Privacy Practices upon your first visit to our office. Please read it and if you have questions, please feel free to meet with our privacy officer for clarification or assistance.