Privacy Policy

Our Pledge Regarding Personal Information
We understand that medical information about you and your health is personal and confidential. We are committed to protecting your medical information in accordance with all federal and state laws. When you receive services from us we create an electronic patient chart and need this record to provide you with quality care and to comply with certain legal requirements. This notice applies to records that are generated by your visit to our center, whether these records are made by us or your personal doctor.

Who Will Follow These Privacy Practices
This notice describes our practices and that of any health care professional authorized to practice at our center and to enter information into your medical record at the center. All center employees, staff and other personnel have agreed to follow the terms of this notice. In addition, these individuals may share medical information with each other for the treatment, payment or center operations purposes described in this notice.

How We May Use and Disclose Medical Information About You
The following categories describe different ways that we may use and disclose medical information. For each category of uses or disclosures we will explain what we mean and may give some examples. While not every use or disclosure in a category is listed, all the ways we are permitted to use and disclose information will fall within one of the categories.

Special Situations

Other Uses and Disclosures of Your Medical Information
Other uses and disclosures of medical information not covered by this notice or the laws that apply to us will be made only with your written authorization. If you permit us to use or disclose medical information about you, you may revoke that authorization, in writing, at any time. If you revoke your authorization, we will no longer use or disclose medical information about you for the reasons covered by your written authorization. You understand that we are unable to take back any disclosures we have already made with your permission, and that we are required to retain our records of the care that we provided to you.

Your Rights Regarding Medical Information About You
have the following rights regarding medical information we maintain about you:

If we deny your request for an amendment, we will notify you of the reason for the denial. If you disagree with our denial, you may submit a statement of disagreement or ask that your request become part of your record. In response, we may prepare a rebuttal statement. These will be made a part of your record.

We are not required to agree to your request. If we do agree, we will comply with your request unless the information is needed to provide you emergency treatment or we inform you that we will no longer comply with your request.

Our Responsibilities Regarding Your Medical Information
We are required by law to (1) keep medical information that identifies you private; (2) give you this notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with response to medical information about you; and (3) follow the terms of the notice that is currently in effect.

Changes to This Notice
We reserve the right to change this notice. We reserve the right to make the changed notice effective for medical information we already have about you as well as any information we receive in the future. We will post a copy of the current notice in the center. The notice will contain on the first page, in the top left-had corner, the effective date.