This notice describes how your health information may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your health information and provide you with this Notice of our Privacy Practices. We will follow the practices described in this notice.
We may use or disclose your health information for different reasons, including for treatment, payment, and health care operations. For example:
Treatment - We may share your information with other dentists or use it to determine the best course of treatment for you.
Payment - We may use and share your information to bill insurance companies and process payments.
Health Care Operations - We may use your information to assess our dental services and improve our business operations.
We may also share your information in other select cases, such as for public health and safety purposes, research, to comply with laws, or to communicate with your family or friends involved in your care.
You have certain rights related to your health information, such as obtaining a copy of your records, and requesting corrections or amendments. You also have the right to request restrictions and referrals, as well as receive an accounting of disclosures we have made of your records.
If you have any questions about this Notice or to exercise your rights regarding your health information, please contact our Privacy Officer at (413) 274-4378.
We reserve the right to modify the privacy practices outlined in this Notice and make the new terms effective for all health information we maintain. We will update this Notice and make it available to you when changes are made.