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.
Disclosure of Health Care Information
Related to Treatment:
We may disclose your health care information to other healthcare professionals within our practice for the purpose of treatment, payment or healthcare operations.
Related to Payment:
We may disclose your health information to your insurance provider for the purpose of payment or certain health care operations. We may also disclose your health information as necessary to comply with State Workers’ Compensation Laws.
Related to Emergencies:
We may disclose your health care information in order to notify or assist in notifying a family member, or another person responsible for your care about your medical condition or in the event of an emergency of the event of your death.
Related to Public Health:
As required by law, we may disclose your health information to certain public health authorities for purposes related to preventing or controlling disease, injury or disability, for reporting child abuse or neglect, for the purposes of reporting domestic violence or for reporting to the Food and Drug Administration problems with certain products and reactions to medications, and for reporting disease or infection exposure.
Related to Judicial Or Administrative Proceedings:
We may disclose your health information in the course of any administrative or judicial proceedings. We may also disclose your health information to a law enforcement official for purposes such as identifying or locating a suspect, fugitive, material witness or missing person, complying with a court order or subpoena or other law enforcement purposes.
Change of Ownership:
In the event that Brilliant Smiles Bellevue is sold or merged with another organization, your health information will become the property of the new owner.