HIPAA Compliant Privacy Statement
Effective Date: March 2, 2021
- Purpose of PHI Use and Disclosure
We collect, use, and disclose your PHI only for purposes related to your healthcare and for other purposes permitted by HIPAA. Such purposes may include treatment, payment, and healthcare operations. We may also use your PHI for other purposes with your written authorization or as required or permitted by law.
- Your Rights
You have certain rights regarding your PHI under HIPAA, including the right to:
– Request access to your PHI.
– Request an amendment to your PHI.
– Request an accounting of disclosures.
– Request restrictions on the use and disclosure of your PHI.
– Request confidential communication of your PHI.
– Receive notice of a breach of your unsecured PHI.
– File a complaint about our privacy practices.
To exercise these rights, please contact our designated Privacy Officer.
- Disclosure of PHI
We will only disclose your PHI as necessary for authorized purposes, including treatment, payment, healthcare operations, and as required or permitted by law. We may also share your PHI with our business associates, provided they have signed appropriate agreements to protect your PHI.
- Security Measures
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your PHI. Access to your PHI is restricted to authorized personnel who have a need to know. We regularly conduct risk assessments and ensure compliance with HIPAA regulations.
- Notice of Privacy Practices
We provide a Notice of Privacy Practices that explains your rights and our privacy practices. This notice is available upon request and is posted in our facilities and on our website.
If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with our Privacy Officer or with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. We will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint.
- Contact Information
Verve Health LLC
1458 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97703
Phone: (541) 678-4897