This section explains your rights and some of our responsibilities to help you.
If you have a clear preference for how we share your information in the situations described below, talk to us. Tell us what you want us to do, and we will follow your instructions.
If you are not able to tell us your preference, for example if you are unconscious, we may go ahead and share your information if we believe it is in your best interest. We may also share your information when needed to lessen a serious and imminent threat to health or safety.
We typically use or share your health information in the following ways.
Example: A doctor treating you for an injury asks another doctor about your overall health condition.
Example: We use health information about you to manage your treatment and services
Example: We give information about you to your health insurance plan so it will pay for your services.
We are allowed or required to share your information in other ways—usually in ways that contribute to the public good, such as public health and research. We have to meet many conditions in the law before we can share your information for these purposes. For more information see: www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/index.html.
We can share health information about you for certain situations such as:
We can use or share health information about you:
For special government functions such as military, national security, and presidential protective services
For more information see: www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/noticepp.html.
We can change the terms of this notice, and the changes will apply to all information we have about you. The new notice will be available upon request, in our office, and on our web site.
Effective Date: 5/4/2020
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