Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy states that this practice is required, by law, to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of your protected health information and to provide our patients with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your protected health information.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR HEALTH CARE INFORMATION
Treatment

We may disclose your health care information to other healthcare professionals within our practice for the purpose of treatment, payment or healthcare operations.

Example: “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.”

Payment

We may disclose your health information to your insurance provider for the purpose of payment, or health care operations.

Workers’ Compensation

We may disclose your health information as necessary to comply with State Workers’ Compensation Laws.

Emergencies

We may disclose your health information to notify or assist in notifying a family member, or another person responsible for your care about your medical condition or in the event of an emergency or of your death.

Public Health

As required by law, we may disclose your health information to public health authorities for purposes related to: preventing or controlling disease, injury or disability, reporting child abuse or neglect, reporting domestic violence, reporting to the Food and Drug Administration problems with products and reactions to medications, and reporting disease or infection exposure.

Judicial and Administrative Proceedings

We may disclose your health information in the course of any administrative, or judicial proceeding.

Law Enforcement

We may disclose your health information to a law enforcement