Notice of Privacy Practices for Protected Health Information (HIPAA)

Primary Uses & Disclosures of Your Health Information

My office staff and I are permitted by federal privacy laws to make uses and disclosures of your health information for purposes of treatment, payment, and health care operations. Protected health information is the information we create and obtain in providing our services to you. The health information about you is documented in a medical record and on a computer. Such information may include documenting your symptoms, medical history, examination and test results, diagnoses, treatment, and applying for future care or treatment. It also includes billing documents for those services.

Example of uses of your health information for treatment purposes:

Example of use of your health information for payment purposes:

Example of use of your health information for health care operations: