This Notice of Privacy describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully
The Charlotte White Center, (CWC) is required by law to maintain privacy/confidentiality of your health care information and to provide you with a notice of CWC’s privacy practices. While required to abide by the terms of the notice that is currently in effect, CWC reserves the right to change CWC’s privacy practices at any time. If CWC’s privacy practices change, CWC will provide you with a revised notice at your next visit following the change.
Use of your health care information
CWC may use your information for treatment, payment and health care operations. For example:
Business associates performing services on CWC’s behalf related to treatment, payment, or health care operations may also have access to your information solely for the purpose of providing such services, provided that the business associate has agreed in writing to maintain the confidentiality of such information.
CWC may disclose information without your authorization as permitted or required by applicable law, including any of the following: to comply with public health statutes and rules; to make any required reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation; to comply with health oversight activities by government agencies, such as licensure; to comply with a court order, government subpoena or other lawful process; for research purposes; in the event of your death to a medical examiner; to avert a serious threat to health or safety, or for workers’ compensation purposes
CWC may use your information to contact you for appointment reminders, or to provide information about treatment alternatives or other health services. Except as described above, CWC will not use or disclose your information, except with your written authorization. You may revoke your authorization at any time by giving written notice of revocation to CWC. Your rights: