We are committed to protecting your privacy and your personal health information. When you receive the new patient packet you will be given a Brief Version of our Notice of Privacy Practices. This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please read it carefully. A more complete notice detailing how your health information may be used or disclosed is also available to you upon request.
There are several circumstances in which we may need to use or disclose your health information:
- We may have to disclose to another health care provider if it is necessary to refer you to them for diagnosis, assessment or treatment.
- We may have to disclose health information and billing records to another party if they are responsible for payment of your services.
- We may have to use your health information within our practice for operational purposes and/or to meet requirements for clinical supervision.