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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.
Cardiovascular Consultants, L.L.P., (hereafter “Practice”) is required by law to maintain the privacy of your protected health information, and to provide you with notice of its legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your protected health information. The Practice collects protected health information (your medical record) from you, and stores it in a chart and in computer files. The medical record is the property of the Practice, but the information in the medical record belongs to you. The Practice protects the privacy of your protected health information. The following describes the Privacy Practices of Cardiovascular Consultants, LLP
Uses and Disclosures of Your Health Information
Separate Statements for Certain Uses or Disclosures
The Practice intends to make certain other uses or disclose your protected health information as follows:
Under the law, each individual has certain rights with respect to protected health information. A brief synopsis and explanation of these rights follows:
Duties of Cardiovascular Consultants, LLP
Individuals may complain to the Practice and to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services if they believe their privacy rights have been violated. The complaint must be in writing and include a brief description of how the individual believes their privacy rights have been violated. The Practice will not engage in any discriminatory or other retaliatory behavior against you because of this compliant.
The first step in the complaint process is to submit a written notice of how you believe your privacy rights were violated to the Practice in care of CEO/Administrator, Cardiovascular Consultants, LLP, P.O. Box 37388, Shreveport, Louisiana 71133-7388.
If you are not satisfied with the manner in which the Practice handles a complaint, you may submit a formal complaint to:Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Civil Rights
Hubert H. Humphrey Building.
200 Independence Avenue, S. W.
Room 509F HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201
Contact InformationFor further information concerning your rights to privacy of your protected health information, please contact the Practice in care of CEO/Administrator, Cardiovascular Consultants, LLP, P.O. Box 37388, Shreveport, Louisiana 71133-7388.
Effective DateThe initial effective date of this Notice of Privacy Practices is April 14, 2003.
The effective date of this revised Notice is: Not Applicable.
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