HIPAA Privacy Notices

Last Updated: 4/24/24

At SkinLocal Orlando, we are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our patients’ health information. As required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), this Privacy Notice outlines how we may use and disclose your protected health information (PHI), as well as your rights and our obligations concerning your PHI.

1. What Information We Collect:

We may collect the following types of health information:

  • Personal information such as your name, address, and contact details.
  • Medical history and current health conditions.
  • Treatment and medication information.
  • Billing and insurance information.

2. How We Use and Disclose Your Information:

We may use and disclose your PHI for the following purposes:

  • Treatment: Providing, coordinating, or managing your healthcare and related services.
  • Payment: Processing claims, billing, and collecting payment for services provided.
  • Healthcare Operations: Conducting quality assessment and improvement activities, audits, and administrative purposes.
  • Required by Law: Complying with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • With Your Authorization: Other uses and disclosures not covered by this notice will be made only with your written authorization.

3. Your Rights Regarding Your PHI:

You have the following rights regarding your PHI:

  • Right to Access: You have the right to inspect and obtain a copy of your PHI.
  • Right to Amend: You may request an amendment to your PHI if you believe it is incorrect or incomplete.
  • Right to Request Restrictions: You have the right to request restrictions on certain uses and disclosures of your PHI.
  • Right to Accounting: You may request an accounting of disclosures of your PHI.
  • Right to Confidential Communications: You have the right to request confidential communications of your PHI.

4. Our Responsibilities:

  • We are required by law to maintain the privacy and security of your PHI.
  • We will abide by the terms of this Privacy Notice.
  • We reserve the right to change the terms of this notice and will inform you of any changes.

5. Contact Information:

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Notice or our privacy practices, please contact us.

6. Complaints:

If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with us or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

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