HIPAA – Uses and Disclosure of Health Information
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
This notice is effective as of May 16, 2023
USES AND DISCLOSURE OF HEALTH INFORMATION
Elephant In The Room, LLC is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal and health information we collect or create as part of providing health care services to our clients, known as “Protected Health Information” or “PHI”. PHI typically includes your name, address, date of birth, billing arrangements, care, and other information that relates to your health, health care provided to you, or payment for health care provided to you. PHI DOES NOT include information that is de-identified or cannot be linked to you.
This notice of Health Information Privacy Practices (the “Notice”) describes Elephant In The Room, LLC's duties with respect to the privacy of PHI, Elephant In The Room, LLC's use of and disclosure of PHI, client rights and contact information for comments, questions, and complaints.
ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM, LLC PRIVACY PROCEDURES AND LEGAL OBLIGATIONS
Elephant In The Room, LLC obtains most of its PHI directly from you, through care applications, assessments and direct questions. We may collect additional personal information depending upon the nature of your needs and consent to make additional referrals and inquiries. We may also obtain PHI from community health care agencies, other governmental agencies or health care providers as we set up your service arrangements.
Elephant In The Room, LLC is required by law to provide you with this notice and to abide by the terms of the Notice currently in effect. Elephant In The Room, LLC reserves the right to amend this Notice at any time to reflect changes in our privacy practices. Any such changes will be applicable to and effective for all PHI that we maintain including PHI we created or received prior to the effective date of the revised notice. Any revised notice will be mailed to you or provided upon request.
Elephant In The Room, LLC is required by law to maintain the privacy of PHI. Elephant In The Room, LLC will comply with federal law and will comply with any state law that further limits or restricts the uses and disclosures discussed below. To comply with these state and federal laws, Harmony Place Monterey has adopted policies and procedures that require its employees to obtain, maintain, use and disclose PHI in a manner that protects client privacy.