NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

OUR PRIVACY RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER HIPAA

Oregon law requires that all health care providers (Pregnancy Medical Centers) protect health records in our possession, If you receive services through Pregnancy Center of the Illinois Valley federal law, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), also protects your health information. In addition, HIPAA requires that we provide you this notice of Privacy Rights. It lets you know how we may use and disclose your health information and your rights regarding the health information we have in our possession.

HEALTH INFORMATION THAT WE MAINTAIN ABOUT YOU


YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION


HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION

We only use or disclose your health information as state and federal laws require or permit. In some cases, the law requires that you authorize the disclosure. In other cases, the law allows us to disclose your health information without your authorization.


Use and Disclosure Not Requiring Your Authorization

Treatment: We may use your health information for our treatment activities, such as disclosing it to other healthcare providers as is helpful to treat you.

Healthcare Operations: We may use and disclose your health information to manage our program operations, such as reviewing the quality of services you receive.

Business Associates: We may disclose your health information to organizations that help us with our work, such as the billing service we use to process claims to your health insurance company. We have a written agreement that requires these organizations to use your health information for only the reasons necessary to do the work, and protect it from other uses or disclosures, just like we do.

To Contact You: We may use the information in your health records to contact you if we have information about treatment or other health-related benefits and services that may be of interest to you.

OTHER PERMITTED USES AND DISCLOSURES

HIPAA specifically permits us to use or disclose your health information for other purposes without your consent or authorization. In our experience such disclosures are rare, and the limited information we maintain is generally not applicable. However, when authorized by law, and to the extent we may have the information, HIPAA permits us to disclose it to:

Uses and Disclosures with Your Authorization

Other uses and disclosures or your personal information require your written authorization. You may revoke your authorization at any time by doing so in writing.


HOW YOU CAN REACH US

If you want additional information about our privacy practices or if you believe Pregnancy Center of the Illinois Valley has violated your privacy rights, you may file a complaint by contacting the Pregnancy Center of the Illinois Valley HIPAA Privacy/Compliance Officer at: 319 S Redwood Hwy., PO Box 993, Cave Junction, OR 97523

Pregnancy Center of the Illinois Valley does not retaliate against people who file a complaint.


Additional Protections for Certain Information

Phone: (541) 592-6058

Location: 319 S Redwood Hwy

Mailing: PO Box 993
Cave Junction, OR 97523

Hours: Monday – Thursday 10am – 4pm

Email: pregnancycenter@cavenet.com

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