Summary Notice of Patient Privacy
We are committed to preserving the privacy of your personal health information. In fact, we are required by law to protect the privacy of your medical information and to provide you with this notice describing:
How Medical Information About You May Be Used and Disclosed
We are required by law to have your written consent before we use or disclose to others your medical information for purposes of providing or arranging for your health care, the payment for or reimbursement of the care that we provide to you, and the related administrative activities supporting your treatment.
We use health information about you for treatment, to obtain payment for treatment, for administrative purposes, and to evaluate the quality of care that you receive.
We may be required or permitted by certain laws to use and disclose your medical information for other purposes without your consent or authorization.
How To Access Your Medical Information
As our patient, you have important rights relating to inspecting and copying your medical information that we maintain, amending or correcting that information, obtaining an accounting of our disclosures of your medical information, requesting that we communicate with you confidentially, requesting that we restrict certain uses and disclosures of your health information, and complaining if you think your rights have been violated.
We have available a detailed Notice of Privacy Practices, which fully explains your rights and our obligations under the law. We may revise our Notice from time to time. The effective date at the top right hand side of this page indicates the date of the most current Notice in effect.
You have the right to receive a copy of our most current Notice in effect. If you have not yet reserved a copy of our current Notice, please ask at the front desk and we will provide you with a copy.
If you have any questions, concerns or complaints about this notice or your medical information, please contact the manager of your servicing Bellevue Healthcare location.
Medicare Beneficiary Hot-Line: 1-800-633-4227
The public may contact Bellevue Healthcare management at any time to report any concerns or register complaints regarding patient care and safety that you feel have not been addressed by the organization at 1-866-451-2842 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Joint Commission’s Office of Quality Monitoring directly by either calling 1-800-994-6610 or emailing: email@example.com