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HIPAA NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES FOR PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION

Effective Date: 6Oct, 2015


THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN OBTAIN ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. We are required to provide you with this Notice of Privacy Practices.


 

PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY

We are required by law to maintain the privacy of “protected health information” or “PHI”.  We safeguard your protected health information (PHI) and are required to follow the terms of this notice.

We reserve the right to change the terms of this notice from time to time and to make the revisions as deemed necessary.

We will not disclose any information without your prior written consent.

We will not disclose provider without your prior written consent.

We will not write consent.

We might use and disclose PHI about you without your authorization unless you notify us as Reminder.  For example, we will make frequent mailings to you as a prior customer.

Research Purposes: We may use PHI about you for future studies and to Create and may want to determine how many individuals of a sex in an age range from a defined population have a Testosterone value over normal range.

Where required the following by federal, state or local Laws or for Public Health Activities:

We may disclose PHI when required by federal, state or local laws.  Examples of such mandatory disclosures include notifying state or local health authorities regarding particular communicable diseases, or providing PHI to a government.

As Required By Law and For Law Enforcement. We may disclose PHI about you when required or permitted by federal or state laws or by a court order.

For Payment/Billing: We may use or disclose PHI about you to get payment or to pay your health plan for health care provided to you.

To Avert a Serious Threat to Health or Safety: As permitted by applicable law and standards of ethical conduct, we may use and disclose protected health information a serious threat to the health and safety of a person or the public.

Disclosure Related to Communication with your Family, Friends, and Others. We may disclose PHI about you to your family or other persons who are involved.


YOUR PHI PRIVACY RIGHTS


 

  • You have the right to look at or get copies of your PHI. You must make the request in writing copying and mailing the PHI to you.
  • You have the right to request to make changes or correct the PHI information, if you think there is a mistake, you must make the request in writing and provide a reason for your request. However, there are conditions under which we may deny this request.
  • In case of disclosures of your PHI, you have the right to ask for a list of disclosures. You must make the request in writing.
  • You have the right to ask us to limit how PHI about you is used or disclosed. You must make the request in writing to want the limits to apply. We are not required to agree to the restriction. You can request restrictions be terminated in writing or verbally.
  • You have the right to revoke permission or cancel the authorization to use or disclose PHI at any time. You must make the request in writing. This will not affect PHI that has already been shared.
  • Mailing: For example, you may ask us to send PHI about you to your work address instead of your home address. You must make this request in writing.
  • You have the right to file a complaint if you do not agree with how we have used or disclosed PHI about you.

We reserve the right to change the Notice of Privacy Practices at any time. Any changes will apply to information we receive in the future. A copy of the new notice will be posted on our website law.