Notice of Privacy Practices
The Center for Disability Services (the Center) is strongly committed to protecting the confidentiality and security of your protected health information. This Notice describes our privacy practices. Specifically, this Notice describes: 1) how we will use or disclose medical information about you; 2) your rights with respect to your protected health information and how you may exercise your rights; and 3) the obligations we have regarding the use and disclosure of your protected 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
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This Notice describes how Identifiable Health Information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
This Revised Notice of Privacy Practices is effective as of February 17, 2010. If you have any questions about this notice, please contact the Center for Disability Services (CFDS) Privacy Officer, at 518-944-2129.
CFDS' Responsibilities for Your Health Information
CFDS is required by law to:
- Maintain the privacy of your information in accordance with federal & state laws;
- Give you this notice of our legal duties and practices concerning the health information we have about you.
- Follow the rules in this notice. CFDS will use or share information about you only with your permission except for the reasons explained in this notice. We will inform you if we make changes to our privacy practices in the future. If significant changes are made, CFDS will give you a new notice and post a new notice on our website at www.cfdsny.org
Our Privacy Commitment to You
Your Health/Clinical Information Rights
How CFDS Uses and Discloses Health Care Information
Other Uses and Disclosures that Do Not Require Permission
Uses and Disclosures that Require Your Agreement or Authorization
Authorization Required for All Other Uses and Disclosures
Changes to this Notice