This notice describes how your medical information may be used and disclosed by Sun City Massage & Wellness and how you can get access to the information.
Primary Treatment: Your health information may be used or disclosed to other health care professionals for the purpose of evaluating your health, diagnosing medical conditions, and providing treatment. Follow Up Treatment: Your health information may also be used by another therapist or our staff to send you information on the treatment and management of your medical condition. We may also send you a newsletter of information describing other health related products and service that we believe may interest you. Health Care Operations: Your health information may be used to support day-to-day activities and management of the practice as necessary. Law Enforcement: We may disclose your health care information to a law enforcement official for purposes such as identifying or locating a suspect or missing person, complying with a court order or subpoena, and reporting neglect, abuse, and domestic violence. It may also be necessary to contact the appropriate authorities in order to prevent a serious and imminent threat to the health or safety of a particular person or to the general public. Public Health: We may disclose your health information to public health authorities for the purposes related to: preventing, controlling and monitoring disease exposure; injury or disability; and reporting problems with products and reactions to medications. Public Health Oversight: We may disclose your health information so that they can monitor, investigate, inspect, or license people working in the health care industry or for government benefits programs. Emergencies: We may disclose your health information to notify or assist in notifying a family member or another person responsible for your care about your medical condition or in the event of an emergency or your death. Appointment Reminders: Your health information may be used by therapist or staff to send you appointment reminders, which may be in the form of a message left over the phone either with an individual, on an answering machine, or a written reminder sent through the mail. Payment: Your health information may be used to seek payment from your health plan, from other sources, such as an automobile insurer, or from credit card companies that you may use to pay for services. Individual Rights: You have certain rights under the federal privacy standards. These include the right to:
Inspect and copy your health information
Have your medical data stored in a secure location with restricted access
Request restriction on the use and disclosure of your protected health information
Submit corrections to your protected health information
Receive confidential communications concerning your medical condition and treatment
Receive an accounting of how and to whom your protected health information has been disclosed.