Protecting Your Information
We respect the privacy of your personal health information and are committed to maintaining our residents’ privacy and confidentiality. This Notice applies to all information and records related to your healthcare and medical treatment that we have received or created. We need these records to provide you with quality care and to comply with certain legal requirements. It extends to personally-identifiable health information received or created by our employees, staff, volunteers and medical director.
This Notice informs you about the possible uses and disclosures of your personal health information. It also describes your rights and our obligations regarding your personal health information. Evergreen Health and Rehabilitation Center (“the Facility”) is committed to maintaining the privacy of all resident information and adheres to the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This Notice of Privacy Practices explains the ways in which the Facility may use your protected health information and the ways in which the Facility safeguards each resident’s protected health information.
We are required by law to:
- maintain the privacy of your protected health information;
- provide to you this detailed Notice of our legal duties and privacy practices relating to your personal health information; and
- abide by the terms of the Notice that are currently in effect.