Our agency is required by law to maintain the privacy of protected health information and to provide you adequate notice of your rights and our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to the uses and disclosures of protected health information. [45 CFR§ 164.520] We will use or disclose protected health information in a manner that is consistent with this notice.
The agency maintains a record (paper/electronic file) of the information we receive and collect about you and of the care we provide to you. This record includes physicians' orders, assessments, medication lists, clinical progress notes and billing information.
As required by law, the agency maintains policies and procedures about our work practices, including how we provide and coordinate care provided to our patients. These policies and procedures include how we create, maintain and protect medical records; access to medical records and information about our patients; how we maintain the confidentiality of all information related to our patients; security of the building and electronic files; and how we educated staff on privacy of patient information.
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