This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed & how you can get access to this information.
Please review it carefully.
Center for Orthopedic Injuries & Disorders (the “Clinic”) is required by federal and Florida law to maintain a record of the care and services you receive at the Clinic. We understand that this information about you and your health is personal, and we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your health information.
This Notice of Privacy Practices (the “Notice”) describes how we may use and disclose your protected health information to carry out treatment, payment or health care operations, as well as other purposes that are permitted or required by law. It also describes your rights to access and control your protected health information. “Protected health information” (or PHI”) is information about you, including demographic information, that may identify you and that relates to your past, present, or future physical or mental health condition and related health care services. This Notice applies to all your PHI maintained by the Clinic whether the PHI is created by your treating Clinic physician, by your referring physician, by a nurse, or by others working at or with the Clinic.
The Clinic is required by law to abide by the terms of this notice. In regard, we are required by law to:
- Make sure that your PHI is kept private
- Give you Notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your PHI
- Follow the terms of this Notice as currently in effect
Revision of Notice of Privacy Rights
We reserve the right to change the terms of this Notice at any time, and we reserve the right to make the changed Notice effective for all health information that we maintainat the time of the revision. If we revise the term of this Notice, we will post a revised Notice at all Clinic offices. We also will make paper copies of the revised Notice upon request.
How to Contact The Clinic
If you would like further information regarding your rights regarding the uses and disclosures of your health information, you may contact our office at 727-772-0819.