All About Herbs
NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
All About Herbs is required, by law, to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of your protected health information and to provide our patients with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your protected health information.
Disclosure of Your Health Care Information
We only submit your health information to EMI for the sole purpose of interpreting you thermal scans.
We only submit your EMI Report to you at the mailing or email address you have provided.
We do not share your information with anyone else, unless we are required to do so by law.
Marketing and Contact.
As a courtesy we may contact you via telephone, text message or email to remind you of your appointment, or to remind you to make a follow up/annual appointment. We will not include any personal health information in these messages.
We will not use your information for any marketing, unless you request to be on our newsletter email list.
Change of Ownership.
In the event that All About Herbs is sold or merged with another organization, your health information/record will become the property of the new owner.
Your Health Information Rights
Ø You have the right to request restrictions on certain uses and disclosures of your health information. Please be advised, however, that All About Herbs is not required to agree to the restriction that you requested.
Ø You have the right to have your health information received or communicated through an alternative method or sent to an alternative location other than the usual method of communication or delivery, upon your request.
Ø You have the right to inspect and copy your health information.
Ø You have a right to request that All About Herbs amend your protected health information. Please be advised, however, that All About Herbs is not required to agree to amend your protected health information. If your request to amend your health information has been denied, you will be provided with an explanation of our denial reason(s)and information about how you can disagree with the denial.
Ø You have a right to receive an accounting of disclosures of your protected health information made by All About Herbs.
Ø You have a right to a paper copy of this Notice of Privacy Practices at any time upon request.
Changes to this Notice of Privacy Practices
All About Herbs reserves the right to amend this Notice of Privacy Practices at any time in the future, and will make the new provisions effective for all information that it maintains. Until such amendment is made, All About Herbs is required by law to comply with this Notice.
All About Herbs is required by law to maintain the privacy of your health information and to provide you with notice of its legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your health information. If you have questions about any part of this notice or if you want more information about your privacy rights, please contact: Dawn Nelson by calling the office at 907-376-8327. If Dawn Nelson is not available, you may make an appointment for a personal conference in person or by telephone within 2 working days.
Complaints about your Privacy rights, or how All About Herbs has handled your health information should be directed to All About Herbs by calling the office at 907-376-8327.
If All About Herbs’ manager is not available, you may make an appointment for a personal conference in person or by telephone within 2 working days.
If you are not satisfied with the manner in which this office handles your complaint, you may submit a formal complaint to:
DHHS, Office of Civil Rights
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Room 509F HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201