HIPAA Notice Of Privacy Practices
Updated: September 29, 2019
At iVee, Dr. James Simonson and his medical staff understand that health information about you is very personal and we are mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to protecting your health information. We create a record of the care and services you receive from us, and this record helps to provide you with quality care and to comply with certain legal requirements. This Notice applies to all of the records of your care generated by us, and informs you about the ways in which we may use and disclose information about you. We also describe your rights to the health information we keep about you, and describe certain obligations we have regarding the use and disclosure of your health information.
We are required by law to:
How we may use and disclose health information about you:
Your rights regarding Health Information about you:
Your Medical Records: The original copy of your and/or electronic medical record is the property of iVee and Dr James Simonson. You may request a copy of your records to be transferred by completing a medical records release form. As allowed by Oklahoma state law, there will be a fee for providing you with this service. We require 14 business days from the date of your request to prepare and send your records unless the records are for urgent of life threatening health issues.
Changes to this Notice: We reserve the right to change this Notice. We will post a copy of the current notice in our facility with the current effective date.
Complaints: If you believe that your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with us. All complaints must be in writing. Please contact the administrator at the location where you were treated to file a complaint.
For complete, detailed information regarding privacy laws, visit cms.gov
Permission to Share your Health Information: We are required to follow certain federal guidelines and laws regarding the confidentiality of your personal health information. One of these prevents us from discussing anything in your medical file with anyone other than yourself or other medical personnel involved in your care. If you would like us to discuss lab results or other personal information with your significant other, family members, or any other individuals, please fill in their name and relationship to you in the section listed below.
Acknowledgement of Receipt of the iVee HIPAA Notice Of Privacy Practices: We request that you consent to this form acknowledging you have received, read, and reviewed the iVee HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices. If the patient is a minor, the legal guardian is automatically appointed by law to provide/receive protected information on behalf of the patient. I will notify Dr. Simonson and/or his staff of any changes or updates to this record. This acknowledgement will become part of your records.
If you have any questions about the iVee Notice Of Privacy Practices above, please contact us here.