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.

Your rights
You have the right to:

  • Get a copy of your paper or electronic medical record
  • Correct your paper or electronic medical record
  • Request confidential communication
  • Choose someone to act for you
  • As us to share your information with others who may be your friends, family or advisors
  • Ask us to limit the information we share
  • Get a list of those with whom we’ve shared your information
  • Get a copy of this privacy notice
  • File a complaint if you had if you believe your privacy rights have been violated

Your choice
You have choices in the way we use and share information as we:

  • tell family and friends about your condition
  • provide disaster relief
  • provide mental health care

Our uses and disclosures
We may use and share your information as we:

  • Treat you
  • Run our organization
  • Bill you for your services
  • Help with public health and safety issues
  • Do research
  • Comply with the law
  • Respond to organ and tissue donation requests
  • Work with a medical examiner or funeral director
  • Workers compensation, law enforcement and other governmental requests

Our responsibilities

  • We are required by law to maintain the privacy and security of your protected health information
  • We will let you know promptly if a breach occurs that may have compromised the privacy or security of your protected health information
  • We must follow the duties and privacy practices described in this notice and give you a copy.
  • We will not share your information, other than described above, unless you give us written permission. After giving written permission, you may change your mind at any time, but must do so in writing.

For more information

https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/noticepp.html

Changes to the terms of this notice:

We can change the terms of this notice, and the changes will apply to all your information. The new notice will be available upon request, in our office or on our web site at www.meadowgardenwv.com

How else can we use your information?

  • Help with public health and safety issues
  • Comply with the law
  • Address workers’ compensation, law enforcement, and other government requests
  • Respond to lawsuits and legal actions
  • Do research
  • Respond to organ and tissue donation requests
  • Work with medical examiners or funeral directors
  • We do not create or maintain a resident directory
  • We do not sell your information to market our services

For additional assistance

Please speak directly with our center’s Privacy Official at:
304-438-6127
info@meadowgardenwv.com

You may also contact the Compliance Reporting Center at:
877-655-1257
compliance@meadowgardenwv.com

Meadow Garden
276 Pennsylvania Avenue
Rainelle, WV 25962