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.
Uses and Disclosures that Require Your Agreement or Authorization
CFDS may disclose health/clinical information to the following persons if we tell you we are going to use or disclose it and you agree or do not object:
To family members and personal representatives who are involved in your care if the information is relevant to their involvement and to notify them of your condition and location; or
To disaster relief organizations that need to notify your family about your condition and location should a disaster occur.
Our Privacy Commitment to You
Your Health/Clinical Information Rights
CFDS' Responsibilities for your Health Information
How CFDS Uses and Discloses Health Care Information
Other Uses and Disclosures that Do Not Require Permission
Authorization Required for All Other Uses and Disclosures
Changes to this Notice