HIPAA NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

Effective 08/02/2017

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

If you have any questions about this notice, please contact:

Nurturing Nutrition II, LLC  PO Box 204 Rockville, RI 02873

OUR PLEDGE REGARDING PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:

We at Nurturing Nutrition II, LLC understand that protected health information about you and your health is personal.  We are committed to protecting health information about you.  This Notice applies to all of the records of your care generated by Nurturing Nutrition II, LLC, whether made by Nurturing Nutrition II, LLC personnel or your personal doctor.  This Notice will tell you about the ways in which we may use and disclose protected health information about you.  We also describe your rights and certain obligations we have regarding the use and disclosure of protected health information.  The law requires us to:

  • Make sure that protected health information that identifies you is kept private;
  • Notify you about how we protect protected health information about you;
  • Explain how, when and why we use and disclose protected health information;
  • Follow the terms of the Notice that is currently in effect.
  • We are required to follow the procedures of this Notice.  We reserve the right to change the terms of this Notice and to make new notice provisions effective for all protected health information that we maintain by:
  • Posting the revised Notice in our office
  • Making copies of the revised Notice available upon request;
  • Posting the revised Notice on our website

HOW WE MAY USE AND DISCLOSE PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT YOU

The following categories describe different ways that we use and disclose protected health information without your written authorization.

  • We may use protected health information about you to provide you with, coordinate or manage your medical treatment services.
  • We may use and disclose protected health information about you so that treatment and services your receive at Nurturing Nutrition II, LLC may be billed to and payment may be collected from you, an insurance company or a third party.
  • We may use and disclose protected health information about you for Nurturing Nutrition II, LLC health care operations, such as our quality assessment and improvement activities, case management, coordination of care, business planning, customer services and other activities.
  • We will disclose protected health information about you when required to do so by federal, state, or local law.

YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT YOU

You have the following rights regarding protected health information we maintain about you:

  • You have the right to inspect and copy protected health information that may be used to make decisions about your care.  Usually, this includes medical and billing records.
  • If you feel that protected health information we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, you may ask us to amend or supplement the information.
  • You have the right to request an “accounting of disclosures.”  This is a list of the disclosures we made of protected health information about you.
  • For national security or intelligence purposes or to correctional institutions or law enforcement regarding inmates.
  • As part of a limited data set of information that does not contain information identifying you.
  • You have the right to request a restriction or limitation on the protected health information we use or disclose about you for treatment, payment or health care operations or to persons involved in your care.
  • You have the right to request that we communicate with you about medical matters in a certain way or at a certain location.  For example, you can as that we only contact you at work or by mail.
  • You have the right to a paper copy of this Notice at any time by contacting Nurturing Nutrition II, LLC.