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NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES OF ORTHOCAROLINA, PA
The attached Notice of Privacy Practices describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information, please review it carefully.
Understanding Your Health Record/Information
Each time you visit a hospital, physician, or another healthcare provider, a record of your visit is made. Typically, this record contains your symptoms, examination and test results, diagnoses, treatment, and a plan for future care or treatment. This information, often referred to as your health or medical record, serves as a:
Understanding what is in your record and how your health information is used helps you to:
We are required by law to protect the privacy of health information about you and that can be identified with you, which we call “protected health information,” or “PHI” for short. We must give you notice of our legal duties and privacy practices concerning PHI. The attached Notice of Privacy Practices tells you about our legal duties and privacy practices concerning PHI.
Download the complete Notice of Privacy Practices below :
Under the Transparency in Coverage Rule, issued in 2020 by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Department of Labor and Department of the Treasury and enforced beginning 7/1/22, health insurance issuers must publish two separate machine-readable files (MRFs) as follows: