Notice of Privacy Practices

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.

How else can we share your health information?
We are allowed or required to share your information in other ways – usually in ways that contribute to the public good, such as public health and research.We have to meet many conditions in the law before we can share your information for these purposes. For more information see: www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/index.html
Our Responsibilities
  • We are required by law to maintain the privacy and security of your protected health information.
  • We will let you know promptly if a breach occurs that may have compromised the privacy or security of your information.
  • We must follow the duties and privacy practices described in this notice and give you a copy of it.
  • We will not use or share your information other than as described here unless you tell us we can in writing. You may change your mind at any time by letting us know in writing.
For more information see: www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/noticepp.html

Contact Information for Questions, Additional Information, or to Report a Problem
If you have questions or would like additional information regarding the Notice of Privacy Practices, you may contact the Administrator or Compliance Liaison at the location providing your care or the ComplianceDepartment at compliance@shccs.com or through the CAREline at 1-888-392-8886.

Language Assistance Services
If you do not speak English or need help with English, we will provide language assistance services for you at no additional cost. To request language assistance services, please contact the Facility’s Social Services Director. If you believe that the Facility has failed to provide these services, you can file a grievance with the Facility’s SocialServices Director.

Nondiscrimination Statement
Signature complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex or other legally protected status. If you believe that the Facility has discriminated against you, you can file a grievance with the Facility’s Social Services Director.

State Law Requirements
Some states have health laws and regulations that are more stringent than the federal laws. In these cases,  uses and disclosures listed above may be more limited.

Changes to the Terms of this Notice
We can change the terms of this notice, and the changes will apply to all information we have about you.The new notice will be available upon request, in our office, and on our web site.

Effective: 9/23/2013; Revised 11/17/16; Revised 3/14/19

This Notice of Privacy Practices applies to the following organizations.
Signature HealthCARE Consulting Services, LLC and its affiliated providers and other entities