You have certain rights under the federal privacy standards. These include:
the right to receive confidential communications concerning your medical condition and treatment
the right to request restrictions on the use and disclosure of your protected health information
the right to inspect and copy your protected health information
the right to amend or submit corrections to your protected health information
the right to receive an accounting of how and to whom your protected health information has been disclosed
the right to receive a printed copy of this notice
We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your protected health information and to provide you with this notice of privacy practices. We also are required to abide by the privacy policies and practices that are outlined in this notice.
Right to Revise Privacy Practices
As permitted by law, we reserve the right to amend or modify our privacy policies and practices. These changes in our policies and practices may be required by changes in federal and state laws and regulations. Upon request, we will provide you with the most recently revised notice on any office visit. The revised policies and practices will be applied to all protected health information we maintain.
Requests to Inspect Protected Health Information
You may generally inspect or copy the protected health information that we maintain. As permitted by federal regulation, we require that requests to inspect or copy protected health information be submitted in writing. You may obtain a form to request access to your records by contacting the receptionist or the Privacy Officer. Your request will be reviewed and will generally be approved unless there are legal or medical reasons to deny the request.
If you would like to submit a comment or complaint about our privacy practices, you can contact the Privacy Officer at the address shown below. If you believe that your privacy rights have been violated, you should call the matter to our attention by sending a letter describing the cause of your concern to the address shown below. You will not be penalized or otherwise retaliated against for filing a complaint. You may also send a letter outlining your concerns to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The name and address of the person you can contact for further information concerning our privacy practices is: