NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
IMPORTANT: THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
As an essential part of our commitment to you, Cottage Hose Ambulance Corps. Inc. maintains the privacy of certain confidential health care information about you, known as Protected Health Information or PHI. We are required by law to protect you health care information and to provide you with the attached Notice of Privacy Practices.
The notice outlines our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your PHI. It not only describes our privacy practices and your legal rights, among other things, how Cottage Hose Ambulance Corps. Inc., is permitted to use and disclose about you, how you may request restrictions on our use and disclosure of you PHI.
Cottage Hose Ambulance Corps. Inc. is also required to abide by the terms of the variation of this Notice currently in effect. In most situations we may use this information as described in this Notice without your permission, but there are some situations where we may use it only after we obtain written authorization. If we are required by law to do so.
We respect your privacy, and treat all health care information about patients with care under strict policies of confidentiality that all of our staff are to committed to following at all times.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL OUR PRIVACY OFFICER AT (570) 282-5654.