Under what circumstances would my health information be used or disclosed?
Under the following circumstances your health information may be used or disclosed after you have provided written consent: to provide treatment, to obtain payment, to conduct health care operations, for appointment alternatives, for treatment alternatives.
Under what circumstances would my health information be disclosed without first receiving my written consent?
Under the following circumstances your health information may be used or disclosed without your written consent: when legally required; when there are risks to public health; to report abuse, neglect or domestic violence; to conduct health oversight activities; in connection with judicial and administrative proceedings; for law enforcement purposes; to coroners and medical examiners; to funeral directors; for organ, eye or tissue donation; for research purposes; in the event of a serious threat to health or safety; for specified government functions; for worker’s compensation.
What are my rights with respect to my health information?
The following is a list of your rights with respect to your health information: rights to request restrictions, right to receive confidential communications, right to inspect and copy your health information, right to amend health care information, right to accounting, right to a paper copy of the Notice of Home Care Privacy Practices.
How can I receive more information regarding Algonquin Nurses Privacy Practices or a copy of the Notice of Home Care Privacy Practices?
For more information or to obtain a copy of the Notice of Home Care Privacy Practices, please call Algonquin Nurses Home Health Care Inc. at (314) 822-3736