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How We Collect Information About You: Outpatient Detox, LLC. (OPD) and its employees collect data through a variety of means including but not necessarily limited to letters, phone calls, emails, voice mails, and from the submission of any of the contact forms located on this site.
Uses and Disclosures:
Treatment. Your health information may be used by staff members or disclosed to other health care professionals for the purpose of evaluating your health, diagnosing medical conditions, and providing treatment. For example, results of laboratory tests and procedures will be available in your medical record only to health professionals who may provide treatment or who may be consulted by staff members.
Payment. Your health information may be used to seek payment from your insurance company(s) (health, or other) and from any other source that you may use to pay for services such as credit card, cashier check, personal check and or banking company(s). For example, your health plan may request and receive information on dates of service, the services provided, and the medical condition being treated.
Healthcare Operations. Your health information may be used as necessary to support the day-to-day activities and management of Outpatient Detox. For example, information on the services you received may be used to support budgeting and financial reporting, and activities to evaluate and promote quality.
Law Enforcement. Your health information may be disclosed to law enforcement agencies, without your permission, to support government audits and inspections, to facilitate law-enforcement investigations, and to comply with government mandated reporting.
If you apply or attempt to apply to receive assistance through us and provide information with the intent or purpose of fraud or that results in either an actual crime of fraud for any reason including willful or un-willful acts of negligence whether intended or not, or in any way demonstrates or indicates attempted fraud, your non-medical information can be given to legal authorities including police, investigators, courts, and/or attorneys or other legal professionals, as well as any other information as permitted by law.
Outpatient Detox Duties
We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your protected health information and to provide you with this notice of privacy practices. We also are required to abide by the privacy policies and practices that are outlined in this notice.
As permitted by law, we reserve the right to amend or modify our privacy policies and practices. These changes in our policies and practices may be required by changes in federal and state laws and regulations. Whatever the reason for these revisions, we will provide you with a revised notice on your next office visit. The revised policies and practices will be applied to all protected health information that we maintain.