I understand that I have certain rights to privacy regarding my protected health insurance portability and accountability act of 1996 (HIPAA). I understand that by signing this consent I authorize you to use and disclose my protected heath information to carry out:
I have also been informed of and given the right to review and secure a copy of your Notice of Privacy Practices, which contains a more complete description of the uses and disclosures of my protected health information, and my rights under HIPAA. I understand that you reserve the right to change the terms of this notice from time to time and that I may contact you at any time to obtain the most current copy of this notice.
I understand that I have the right to request restrictions on how my protected health information is used and disclosed to carry out treatment, payment, and health care operations, but that you are not required to agree to theses requested restrictions. However, if you do agree, you are then bound to comply with this restriction.
I understand that I may revoke this consent, in writing, at anytime. However, any use or disclosure that occurred prior to the date I revoke this consent is not affected.
I understand that this office is a mandated reporter for abuse and will do so if evidence of abuse is observed.