Notice of Privacy Practices

Please be advised that Consultants in Pain Medicine is in compliance with all HIPAA guidelines. The following is a summary of our HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices:

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.

Our Office uses health information about you for treatment, to obtain payment for treatment, for administrative purposes, and to evaluate the quality of care that you receive. Your health information is contained in a medical record that is the physical property of Consultants in Pain Medicine.

This Notice of Privacy Practices describes how we may use and disclose your protected health information to carry out treatment, payment or health care operations and for other purposes that are permitted or required by law. It also describes your rights to access and control your protected health information. “Protected health information” is information about you, including demographic information, that may identify you and that relates to your past, present or future physical or mental health or condition and related health care services.

We are required to abide by the terms of this Notice of Privacy Practices. We may change the terms of our notice, at any time. The new notice will be effective for all protected health information that we maintain at that time. Upon your request, we will provide you with any revised Notice of Privacy Practices online, by calling the office and requesting that a revised copy be sent to you in the mail, or asking for one at the time of your next appointment.