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Call us: 570-622-9746
Address: 2257 W End Ave
Pottsville, PA 17901

Hipaa Policy

Summary Of Privacy Practices.

This summary of our privacy practices contains a condensed version of our Notice of Privacy Practices. Our full-length is available upon request and is also available in the waiting room.

THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOUCAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

We understand that your medical information is personal to you, and we are committed to protecting the information about you. As our patient, we create medical records about your health, our care for you, and the services and/or items we provide to you as our patient. By law, we are required to make sure that your protected health information is kept private.

How will we use or disclose your information? Here are a few examples (for more detail please refer to the Notice of Privacy Practices which is available to all our patients upon request):

  • For Medical Treatment
  • To obtain payment for our services
  • In emergency situations
  • For appointment and patient recall reminders
  • To run our Practice more efficiently and to ensure all our patients receive quality care
  • For research
  • To avert a serious threat to health and safety
  • For worker’s compensation programs
  • In response to certain requests arising out of lawsuits or other disputes

If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with the Practice or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. To file a complaint with the Practice, contact our compliance, contact our compliance officer or office manager for a complaint form. All complaints must be submitted in writing. You will not be penalized for filing a complaint.

You have certain rights regarding the information we maintain about you. These rights include:

  • The right to inspect and copy
  • The right to amend
  • The right to an accounting of disclosures
  • The right to request restrictions
  • The right to a paper copy of this notice
  • The right to request confidential communications

For more information about these rights, please see the detailed Notice of Privacy Practices that is available upon request and can also be found in our waiting room.