I understand that I have certain rights to privacy regarding my protected health information. These rights are given to me under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). I understand that by signing this consent I authorize you to use and disclose my protected health
information to carry out the following:Treatment (including direct or indirect treatment by other healthcare providers involved in my treatment).Obtaining payment from third party payers (my insurance company).The day to day healthcare operations of your practice. I have also been informed of, and given the right to review and secure a copy of your Notice of Privacy Practices, which contains a more complete description of the uses and disclosures of my protected health information, and my rights under HIPAA. I understand that you reserve the right to change the terms of this notice from time to time and that I may contact you at any time to obtain the most current copy of this notice. I understand that I have the right to request restrictions on how my protected health information is used and disclosed to carry out treatment, payment, and health care operations, but that you are not required to agree to these requested restrictions. However, if you agree, you are often bound to comply with the restrictions.I understand that I may revoke this consent, in writing, at any time. However, any use or disclosure that occurred prior to the date I revoke this consent is not affected.You may ask to see and copy that record. You may also ask to correct that record. We will not disclose your records to others unless you direct us to do so or unless the law authorizes or requires that we do so. You may see your record or get more information about it by contacting our privacy officer.