We may disclose your health care information to other healthcare professionals within our practice for the purpose of treatment, payment or healthcare operations. Examples of these situations may be as follows:
- On occasion, it may be necessary to seek consultation regarding your condition from other health care providers associated with this practice.
- It is our policy to provide a substitute health care provider, authorized by This practice to provide assessment and/or treatment to our patients, without advanced notice, in the event of your primary health care provider’s absence due to vacation, sickness, or other emergency situation.
We may disclose your health information as necessary to comply with State Workers’ Compensation Laws.
You have the right to request restrictions on certain uses and disclosures of your health information. Please be advised, however, that this practice is not required to agree to the restriction that you requested.
You have the right to have your health information received or communicated through an alternative method or sent to an alternative location other than the usual method of communication or delivery, upon your request.
You have the right to inspect and copy your health information.
You have a right to request that this practice amend your protected health information. Please be advised, however, that this practice is not required to agree to amend your protected health information. If your request to amend your health information has been denied, you will be provided with an explanation of our denial reason(s)and information about how you can disagree with the denial.
You have a right to receive an accounting of disclosures of your protected health information made by this practice.
You have a right to a paper copy of this Notice of Privacy Practices at any time upon request.
This practice reserves the right to amend this Notice of Privacy Practices at any time in the future, and will make the new provisions effective for all information that it maintains. Until such amendment is made, This practice is required by law to comply with this notice.
This practice is required by law to maintain the privacy of your health information and to provide you with notice of its legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your health information. If you have any questions or concerns about any part of this notice or if you want more information about your privacy rights, please contact us.