Patient Privacy

Notice of Privacy Practices:

THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED, DISCLOSED, AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

Arthritis Center of Lexington is required by law to maintain the privacy of protected health information and to provide individuals with notice of its legal duties and privacy practices with respect to protected health information.

This Notice describes how we may use or disclose your “protected health information” for various purposes. It also describes your rights to access and control your protected health information. “Protected health information” (PHI) is information about you that may identify you as it relates to your past, present or future physical or mental health.

Arthritis Center of Lexington is required to abide by the terms of the Notice of Privacy Practices currently in effect. We reserve the right to change the terms of this Notice and to make the new Notice provisions effective for all protected health information that we maintain. Upon your request, we will provide you with any revised Notice of Privacy Practices at the next scheduled office appointment.

This notice was published and becomes effective on April 1, 2003