When it comes to your health information, you have certain rights. This section explains your rights and some of our responsibilities to help you.
You can ask for a paper copy of this notice at
any time, even if you have agreed to receive the notice electronically. We will provide you with a paper copy promptly.
For certain health information, you can tell us your choices about what we share. If you have a clear preference for how we share your information in the situations described below, talk to us. Tell us what you want us to do, and we will follow your instructions.
If you are not able to tell us your preference, for example if you are unconscious, we may go ahead and share your information if we believe it is in your best interest. We may also share your information when needed to lessen a serious and imminent threat to health or safety.
How do we typically use or share your health information?
We typically use or share your health information in the following ways.
Example: A doctor sends us information about your diagnosis and treatment plan so we can arrange additional services.
Example: We use health information about you to develop better services for you.
Example: We share information about you with your dental plan to coordinate payment for your dental work
Example: Your company contracts with us to provide a health plan, and we provide your company with certain statistics to explain the premiums we charge.
How else can we use or share your health information? We are allowed or required to share your information in other ways – usually in ways that contribute to the public good, such as public health and research. We have to meet many conditions in the law before we can share your information for these purposes. For more information see:
We can share health information about you for certain situations such as:
We can use or share your information for health research.
We will share information about you if state or federal laws require it, including with the Department of Health and Human Services if it wants to see that we’re complying with federal privacy law.
We can use or share health information about you:
We can share health information about you in response to a court or administrative order, or in response to a subpoena.
For more information see:
We can change the terms of this notice, and the changes will apply to all information we have about you. The new notice will be available upon request, and on our website.
The effective date of this is 10.07.2021
You may contact our privacy officer with your questions.
Ask for Gricelda concerning a privacy matter