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.
If you believe your privacy rights have been violated:
You may file a complaint with the CFDS Corporate Compliance Officer at 314 South Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208, 518-944-2129. Or, you may contact the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services at 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20201, 877-696-6775.
You may file a grievance with the Office of Civil Rights by calling 866-OCR-PRIV or (866) 627-7748, or (886) 788-4989 (TTY).
All complaints must be submitted in writing. You will not be penalized for filing a complaint.
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
Uses and Disclosures that Require Your Agreement or Authorization
Authorization Required for All Other Uses and Disclosures
Changes to this Notice