To ensure that a Notice of Privacy Practices is provided to, and acknowledged by, each patient or his/her personal representative of our Practice.
Our policy is to provide a Notice of Privacy Practices (“Notice”) to each patient of our Practice, and make a good faith effort to obtain a signed Acknowledgement of Receipt of Notice of Privacy Practices (“Acknowledgement”) from the Patient.
The Notice shall include all elements and statements that are required by law. The Notice shall inform our patients of:
- Uses and disclosures of Protected Health Information (“PHI”) that may be made by the Facility;
- The patient’s rights with respect to his PHI; and
- The Facility’s legal duties with respect to such PHI.