Hippa 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.We care about our patients' privacy and strive to protect the confidentiality of your medical information here at Morgan Creek Compounding Pharmacy, herein referred to as MCCP. New federal legislation requires that we issue this official Notice of our privacy practices. You have the right to the confidentiality of your medical information, and this practice is required by law to maintain the privacy of that protected health information. MCCP is required to abide by the terms of the Notice of Privacy Practices currently in effect, and to provide notice of its legal duties and privacy practices with respect to protected health information. If you have any questions about this Notice, please contact the Privacy Officer here at MCCP.How we may use and disclose medical information about you.
In treating you for a specific condition, we may need to know if you have allergies that could influence which medications we prescribe for the treatment process.
We may need to send your protected health information, such as your name, address, office visit date, and codes identifying your diagnosis and treatment to your insurance company for payment.
For Health Care
We may use medical information to review our treatment and services and evaluate the performance of our staff in caring for you.
Other uses or disclosures that can be made without your consent or authorization:
- Law Enforcement Investigation
- To avert serious threat to public health or safety
- As required by military command authorities for their medical records
- Workers comp. or similar programs in processing claims
- Legal proceedings
- To coroner or medical examiner for identification of a body
- As required by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
- If an inmate, to the correctional institution or law enforcement official
Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information Requiring Your Written Authorization.
Other uses and disclosures of medical information not covered in this Notice or the laws that apply to us will be made only with your written authorization. If you give us permission to use or disclose medical information about you, you may revoke that permission, in writing, at any time. If you revoke your permission, we will thereafter no longer use or disclose medical information about you for the reasons covered by your written authorization. You understand that we are unable to take back any disclosures we have already made with your permission, and that we are required to retain our records of the care we have provided you.
Right to Amend
If you feel that the medical information we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, you may ask us to amend the information. You have the right to request an amendment for as long as the information is kept. We may deny your request for an amendment if it is not in writing or does not include reason to support the request. In addition, we may deny the request if the information was not create by us, is not part of the information which you would be permitted to inspect and copy, or which we deem to be accurate and complete. If we deny your request, you have the right to file a statement of disagreement with us. We may prepare a rebuttal and will provide you with a copy of any such rebuttal.
Right to an Accounting of Non-Standard Disclosures. You have the right to request a list of the disclosures we made of medical information about you. Your request must be in writing and state the time period for which you want to receive a list of disclosures that is no longer than six years, and may not include dates before April 1, 2003