For purposes of this notice, “Verus Healthcare” and the pronouns “we;’ “us” and “our” refer to all of the health care suppliers operated or managed by Verus Healthcare and/or its subsidiaries. These entities have been designated as a single affiliated, covered entity for HIPAA Privacy Rule purposes.
We may use and disclose your medical information, without your permission, for treatment, payment, and health care operations, activities, and when required or authorized by law, for public health and interest activities, law enforcement, judicial and administrative proceedings, research, and certain other public benefit functions.
We may disclose your medical information to your family members, friends, and others you involve in your health care or payment for health care, and to appropriate public and private agencies in disaster relief situations.
We will not sell your medical information, or use or disclose your medical information, applicable psychotherapy notes or genetic information for marketing or any other purposes without your prior written authorization.
We will not use or disclose your demographic information or medical information for fundraising activities without your prior written authorization. Upon your option to be included in fundraising communication, please contact the below listed Privacy officer to opt out of receiving such communication.
We will not otherwise use or disclose your medical information without your written authorization.
You have the right to examine and receive a copy of your medical information, to receive an accounting of certain disclosures we may make of your medical information, and to request that we amend, further restrict use and disclosure of, or communicate in confidence with you about your medical information.
Please review this entire notice for details about the uses and disclosures we may make of your medical information, about your rights and how to exercise them,and about complaints regarding or additional information about our privacy practices.