HIPAA Acknowledgement and Consent Form
I understand that, under the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), I have certain rights to privacy regarding my protected health information. I understand that this information can and will be used to: *Conduct, plan and direct my treatment and follow-up care among the multiple healthcare providers who may be involved in that treatment directly or indirectly. *Obtain payment from designated third-party payers. *Conduct normal health care operations such as quality assessments or evaluations, and physician certifications. I have been informed by you of your Notice of Privacy Practices containing a more complete description of the uses and disclosures of my health information. I have been given the right to review such Notice of Privacy Practices prior to signing this consent. I understand that this organization has the right to change its Notice of Privacy Practices from time to time and that I may contact this organization at any time at the address below to obtain a current copy of the Notices of Privacy Practices. I understand that I may request in writing that this organization restrict how my private information is used or disclosed to carry out treatment, payment or health care operations. I also understand the organization is not required to agree to my requested restrictions, but if the organization does agree, then it is bound to abide by such restrictions. I understand that I may revoke this consent in writing at any time, except to the extent that the organization has taken action relying on this consent.