Nurses, Aides, Therapists
4150 NW 7th Street, Suite 208
Miami, FL 33126
Ph: (305) 643-4747 Fax: (305) 643-4740
License #: HHA22078096
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.
OUR AGENCY is providing this Notice of Privacy Practices because the privacy of your health information is very important to you and to us, and in compliance with federal regulations. By “your health information” we mean the information that we maintain that specifically identifies you and your health status.
Uses or disclosures which do not require your written authorization
Treatment, Payment, and Health Care Operations. We use or disclose your health information to carry out your treatment; to obtain payment for your treatment; and to conduct health care operations.
>> For treatment, we use your health information to plan, coordinate, and provide your care. We disclose your health information for treatment purposes to physicians and other health care professionals outside our agency who are involved in your care.
>> For payment, we use your health information to prepare documentation required by your insurance company or HMO or by Medicare or Medicaid. We disclose that part of your health information that these organizations require to pay us.
>> For health care operations, we use or disclose your health information, for example, to improve the quality of our services, to plan better ways of treating patients, and to evaluate staff performance.
Uses or disclosures which require your written authorization
Your written authorization, which you may revoke (in writing), is required if we use or disclose your health information for any other purpose, in particular: Our use of psychotherapy notes beyond treatment, payment, and health care operations. Marketing of goods or services to you.
Our Duties in Protecting Your Health Information We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your health information. We must inform patients or their legal representatives of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to health information. This Notice discharges that duty. We must abide by the terms of the Notice currently in effect. We reserve the right to change the terms of this Notice and to make the new Notice provisions effective for all health information that we maintain. At any time, you may obtain a copy of the current notice from our staff.