|Client Privacy Notice|
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
Information protected by privacy laws, “protected health information,” is individually identifiable health information that we receive from you or from others (such as your health care provider). It may include information about your past or present physical or mental health, the provision of your health care, and payment for your health care services.
Your rights regarding your protected health information (PHI) are described in this notice. You also need to be aware that we may use and disclose your protected health information (PHI) for treatment, payment, health care operations and other purposes permitted or required by law, as described below.
II. How We May Use and Disclose Your Health Information
For Treatment. To provide and coordinate your health care and related services. We may disclose information to our clinicians and other staff or to health care providers outside of SPOP.
B. Disclosures to Persons Involved in Your Care
To notify family members, friends, and others responsible for your care.C. Uses and Disclosures Required by Law.
In some serious situations, SPOP is required by law to use or disclose your protected health information. You should be aware that we are required to disclose your information without your consent in the following circumstances:
In Emergencies, to those treating you.
III. Use and Disclosure of Your Health Information with Your Permission.
IV. Your Rights Regarding Your Health Information.
A. Right to Inspect and Copy.If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint in writing with your Program Director or with the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Please see our grievance policy and procedures. We will not penalize you for filing a complaint.
V. Changes to this Notice
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