The Practice may disclose your health information without your authorization when permitted or required by law, including:
Unless you object, the Practice may also disclose your health information to family members and/or others involved in your care or payment for your care. The Practice may use or disclose protected health information to notify or assist in notifying a family member, personal representative or any other person responsible for your care, general condition or death.
The Practice may leave messages for you at work or home about your visits. If you do not want the Practice to do so, please inform our Privacy Officer in writing. All other uses and/or disclosures of your health information to others will require a written, signed authorization from you. You have the right to revoke your authorization at any time, except to the extent the Practice has already acted on it. Should you require your records to be released, the Practice will provide you with an authorization form to complete and return to the address listed on it.
Your health record is the physical property of the Practice. The information contained in it belongs to you. Below is a list of your rights regarding individually identifiable health information.
All requests related to these items must be made in writing to the Practice’s Privacy Officer at the address listed below. The Practice will provide you with the appropriate forms to exercise these rights. The Practice will notify you in writing if your requests cannot be granted.