Patients Notice of Privacy
YOU HAVE RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
You have several rights with respect to medical information about you. This section of the Notice will briefly mention each of these rights.
1. Right to a Copy of This Notice
You have a right to have a paper copy of our Notice of Privacy Practices at any time. If you would like to have a copy of our Notice, ask any member of Laboratory Management.
You have the right to inspect (which means see or review) and receive a copy of medical information about you that we maintain in certain groups of records. If we maintain your medical records in an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, you may obtain an electronic copy of your medical records. You may also instruct us in writing to send an electronic copy of your medical records to a third party. If you would like to inspect or receive a copy of medical information about you, you must provide us with a request in writing. You may write us a letter requesting access or fill out an Access Request Form.
We may deny your request in certain circumstances. If we deny your request, we will explain our reason for doing so in writing. We will also inform you in writing if you have the right to have our decision reviewed by another person.
We may be able to provide you with a summary or explanation of the information.
3. Right to Have Medical Information Amended
You have the right to have us amend (which means correct or supplement) medical information about you that we maintain in certain groups of records. If you believe that we have information that is either inaccurate or incomplete, we may amend the information to indicate the problem and notify others who have copies of the inaccurate or incomplete information. If you would like us to amend
We may deny your request in certain circumstances. If we deny your request, we will explain our reason for doing so in writing. You will have the opportunity to send us a statement explaining why you disagree with our decision to deny your amendment request and we will share your statement whenever we disclose the information in the future. Telephone: 844 725-8365 | Fax: 844 725-8363 | Website: Salveodiagnostics.com | Address: b.i. 8751 Park Central Drive, Suite 200, Richmond, VA 23227 The Salveo Diagnostics logo is a registered trademark of Salveo Diagnostics, Inc.
4. Right to an Accounting of Disclosures We Have Made
You have the right to receive an accounting (which means a detailed listing) of disclosures that we have made for the previous six (6) years.
The accounting will not include several types of disclosures, including disclosures for treatment, payment or health care operations. If we maintain your medical records in an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, you may request that include disclosures for treatment, payment or health care operations.
If you request an accounting more than once every twelve (12) months, we may charge you a fee to cover the costs of preparing the accounting.
5. Right to Request Restrictions on Uses and Disclosures
You have the right to request that we limit the use and disclosure of medical information about you for treatment, payment and health care operations. Under federal law, we must agree to your request and comply with your requested restriction(s) if:
- Except as otherwise required by law, the disclosure is to a health plan for purpose of carrying out payment
ofhealth care operations (and is not for purposes of carrying out treatment); and,
- The medical information pertains solely to a health care item or service for which the health care
providedinvolved has been paid out-of-pocket in full.
Once we agree to your request, we must follow your restrictions (except if the information is necessary for emergency treatment). You may cancel the restrictions at any time. In addition, we may cancel a restriction at any time as long as we notify you of the cancellation and continue to apply the restriction to information collected before the cancellation.
6. Right to Request an Alternative Method of Contact
You have the right to request to be contacted at a different location or by a different method. For example, you may prefer to have all written information mailed to your work address rather than to your home address.
We will agree to any reasonable request for alternative methods of contact. If you would like to request an alternative method of contact, you must provide us with a request in writing.
YOU MAY FILE A COMPLAINT ABOUT OUR PRIVACY PRACTICES Telephone: 844 725-8365 | Fax: 844 725-8363 | Website: Salveodiagnostics.com | Address: b.i. 8751 Park Central Drive, Suite 200, Richmond, VA 23227 The Salveo Diagnostics logo is a registered trademark of Salveo Diagnostics, Inc.
If you believe that your privacy rights have been violated or if you are dissatisfied with our privacy policies or procedures, you may file a written complaint either with us or with the federal government.
We will not take any action against you or change our treatment of you in any way if you file a complaint.
To file a written complaint with us, you may bring your complaint directly to the Laboratory Director, or you may mail it to the following address:
8751 Park Central Drive, Suite 200,
Richmond, VA 23227
ATTN: Laboratory Director
To file a written complaint with the federal government, please use the following contact information:
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
150 S. Independence Mall West
Suite 372, Public Ledger Building
Philadelphia, PA 19106-9111
Toll-Free Phone: (800) 368-1019
TDD Toll-Free: (800) 537-7697