I, as the patient named above, have reviewed the policies and procedures of West Cary Psychiatry, which are available online at www.westcarypsychiatry.com or in paper form at the office at 212 Towne Village Drive, Cary, NC, 27513. I understand and agree to these policies. I understand that payment for all professional services rendered is the responsibility of the patient and parent, guardian, or other guarantor.
I have also reviewed the notice of privacy practices for West Cary Psychiatry. I understand that as part of my health care, West Cary Psychiatry maintains paper and electronic records that contain protected health information. I understand that West Cary Psychiatry maintains a notice of privacy practicies that provides a complete description of protected health information uses and disclosures. The more recent version of this notice is available in the office and on the practice website.
I, the patient (or their parent, guardian, or legal representative) understand that I have the right not to sign this form. My signature below indicates that I have received this agreement; it does not indicate that I am waiving any of my rights. I understand that I can chooose to discuss my concerns with my provider before I start formally working together with the provider and even after the work has begun. If at any time during the treatment I have questions about any of the subjects discussed in the agreement, I can speak with my provider about them, and they will do their best to answer my concerns.
I understand that after treatment begins, I have the right to withdraw my consent to treatment at any time and for any reason. However, I will make every effort to discusse my concerns about my progress with my provider before ending treatment with them.
I understand that no specific promises have been made to me by my provider or anyone at West Cary Psychiatry about the results of treatment, the effectiveness of the procedures used but this provider or the number of sessions necessary for treatment to be effective.
I have reviewed the issues and points in this agreement. I have discussed those points I did not understand with staff at West Cary Psychiatry and have had all of my questions fully answered. I agree to act according to the points covered in this Agreement. I hereby agree to work with this provider and to cooperate fully and to the best of my ability, as shown by my signature here.