1) All protected health information is considered confidential and will not be disclosed to any unauthorized person/entity.
2) For uses of protected health information, it is our office policy to use the minimum necessary standard. Protected health information will not be used or disclosed when it is not necessary to carry out treatment, payment activities and other health care operations.
3) We sometimes work with outside individuals and businesses that help us operate our business successfully. We may disclose your health information to these business associates so that they can perform the tasks that we hire them to do. Our business associates must promise that they will respect the confidentiality of your personal and identifiable health information.
4) We reserve the right to make changes to this notice at any time. We reserve the right to make the revised notice effective for personal health information we have about you as well as any information we receive in the future. In the event there is a material change to this notice, the revised notice will be posted. In addition, you may request a copy of the revised notice at any time.