We are committed to preserving the privacy of your medical information. In fact, we are required by law to protect the privacy of your medical information and to provide you with Notice describing:
HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND
DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN ACCESS THIS INFORMATION.
We may require your written consent before we use or disclose to others your medical information for purposes of diagnosing or providing treatment to you, obtaining payment for your health care bills or to conduct health care operations of Your Wellness Connection (YWC).
*Treatment includes activities performed by a practitioner, chiropractic assistant, office staff, and other types of health care professionals providing care to you, coordinating or managing your care with third parties, and consultations with and between other health care providers.
*Payment includes activities involved in determining your eligibility for health plan coverage, billing and receiving payment for your health benefit claims, and utilization management activities which may include review of health care services for medical necessity, justification of charges, pre-certification and pre authorization.
*Health Care Operations includes the necessary administrative and business functions of our office.
We may be required or permitted by certain laws to use and disclose your medical information for other purposes without your consent or authorization.
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 nconfidentially, 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. This Notice is posted in our lobby. We may revise our Notice from time to time. The effective date at the lower left-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 received a copy of our current Notice, please ask at the front desk and we will provide you with a copy.
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
If you have any questions, concerns or complaints about the Notice or your medical information, please contact our Privacy Officer at (913) 962-7408.