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 is your Health Information Privacy Notice from Live Oak Allergy & Asthsma, Please read it carefully. You have received this notice because your Health Insurance coverage is administered by Primary PhysicianCare, Inc., on behalf of your employer-sponsored health plan. Primary PhysicianCare, Inc. strongly believes in protecting the confidentiality and security of information we collect about you. This notice refers to Primary PhysicianCare, Inc. by using the terms "us," "we," or "our."
This notice describes how we protect the personal health information we have about you which relates to your health insurance coverage ("Personal Health Information"), and how we may use and disclose this information. Personal Health Information includes individually identifiable information which relates to your past, present or future health, treatment or payment for healthcare services. This notice also describes your rights with respect to the Personal Health Information and how you can exercise those rights.
We are required to provide this Notice to you by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA"). You may submit questions to us here or you may write to us directly at Live Oak Allergy & Asthsma 11515 Toepperwein Rd. San
Antonio, Texas 78233.
We are required by law to:
- Maintain the privacy of your Personal Health Information;
- Provide you this notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your Personal Health Information; and
- Follow the terms of this notice.
We protect your Personal Health Information from inappropriate use or disclosure. Our employees, and those of companies that help us service your Health Benefits, are required to comply with our requirements that protect the confidentiality of Personal Health Information. They may look at your Personal Health Information only when there is an appropriate reason to do so, such as to administer the Health Plan.
We will not disclose your Personal Health Information to any other company for their use in marketing their products to you. However, as described below, we will use and disclose Personal Health Information about you for business purposes relating to your Health Insurance coverage.
The main reasons for which we may use and may disclose your Personal Health Information are to evaluate and process any requests for coverage and claims for benefits you may make or in connection with other health-related benefits or services offered by your Health Plan. Following is a description of these and other uses and disclosures, together with some examples.
* Your Personal Heath Information *