Notice of Privacy Practices
This information is to help you understand your rights under federal privacy regulations, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA. This page focuses on your right to receive a Notice of Privacy Practices (Notice).
What is a Notice of Privacy Practices?
The Notice of Privacy Practices, or Notice, describes Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians privacy practices. It describes how we use or disclose your medical or health information. It also explains your rights as a patient under privacy regulations, as well as Ortho Sport and Spine Physicians responsibilities regarding your information.
Why do I need a Notice of Privacy Practices?
We are required by federal regulations to maintain the privacy of your medical or health information. We create a record of the care and services you receive at Ortho Sport and Spine Physicians. We need this record to provide you with quality care and to comply with certain legal requirements. The Notice will help you understand how to exercise your rights regarding your health information.
How do I get a copy of the Notice?
At your first visit to the Ortho Sport and Spine Physicians, staff should provide you the opportunity to review and request a copy of the Notice. Or, you may call Ortho Sport and Spine Physicians, and we will send you a copy in the mail.
How do I get more information about certain rights discussed on the Notice?
For addition information on your rights, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.