and the federal regulations implementing the Act ("collectively referred to as “HIPAA”), as well as other applicable federal and state laws and regulations.
Dr. Medi may obtain, collect, maintain, use, transmit, share and/or disclose information about clients in the administration of its programs, services and activities, and as necessary, to assist clients in accessing and receiving services. Permian Psychiatry will safeguard confidential information about clients, inform clients about the agency’s privacy practices and respect client privacy rights.
Staff will provide a copy of the Notice of Privacy Practices to all clients at the time of their intake assessment or first service and to any person who requests information on Permian Psychiatry’s privacy practices. The client will acknowledge receipt in writing by signing the Consents Form signature sheet. The Permian Psychiatry Notice of Privacy Practices shall contain all information required under federal regulations. The HIPAA Privacy Rules, as well as other federal and state laws and regulations, describe specific actions that a client can take or request to be taken with regard to the uses and disclosures of their information.
*Some Exclusions Apply, Client Privacy Rights