Notice of Privacy Practices This notice describes how health information may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information, in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Please review it carefully.
Our Uses and Disclosures:
We may use or disclose PHI without your consent or authorization in the following circumstances:
Website and Electronic Communication
When you complete the appointment request form on our website, that information is emailed directly to us. While email is a convenient form of communication, we cannot guarantee its security. If you provide us with your email address or send us e-mail that contains PHI (such as information about appointments, symptoms, or health concerns), by doing so, you imply that we have permission to respond with e-mail containing PHI that may or may not be secure.
You have the right to:
Obtain a copy of your PHI, with limited exceptions
Correct your PHI
Request confidential communication
Ask us to limit the information we share
Receive a paper copy of this privacy notice
Request an “accounting of disclosures.”
Choose someone to act for you
File a complaint if you believe your privacy rights have been violated
Changes to the Terms of this Notice
We reserve the right to change the terms of this notice without prior notification, provided such changes are permitted by applicable law. The new terms of our notice will be effective for all health information that we maintain, including health information we created or received before we made the changes. The new notice will be available upon request, in our office, or if you prefer, via email.