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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 The Pregnancy Center 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
We maintain records of:
YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION
You have the right to:
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 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.
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 The Pregnancy Center has violated your privacy rights, you may file a complaint by contacting
The Pregnancy Center HIPAA Privacy/Compliance Officer at: 2019 Aero Way #103, Medford OR 97504
The Pregnancy Center does not retaliate against people who file a complaint.
Additional Protections for Certain Information