Gateway Mobile Medical
The following is a summary of how our office will protect your health information, your rights as a patient and our common practices in dealing with your health information.
Uses and Disclosures of Health Information. We will use and disclose your health information in order to treat you or assist other healthcare providers in treating you. We will also use and disclose your health information in order to obtain payment for our services or to allow insurance companies to process insurance claims for services rendered to you by us, or other health care providers. Finally, we may disclose your health information for certain limited operational activities such as quality assessment, licensing, accreditation and training of staff.
Uses and Disclosure Based on Your Authorization. We will not use or disclose your health information without your written permission.
Uses and Disclosure Not Requiring Your Authorization. In the following circumstances, we may disclose your health information without you written authorization:
*To family members and close friends who are involve in your health care.
*For purposes of public health and safety.
*To government agencies for purpose of audit, investigations, and other activities.
*To government authorities to prevent child abuse and domestic violence and elder abuse
*To the FDA
To Law enforcement authorities to protect public safety or to assist in apprehending criminals.
*When required by court order, search warrants, subpoenas and as required by law.
Patients Rights. As our patients, you have the following rights:
*To have access to and or a copy of your health information.
*To received an accounting of certain disclosures we have made of your health information.
*To request restrictions as to how your health information is used and or disclosed.
*To request we communicate with you in confidence.
*To request we amend your health information.
*To receive notice of our privacy practices.