Patient Privacy Notice

The following notice describes how your medical information may be used and disclosed, and how you can get access to this information. Please review the information carefully.

  • Your confidential healthcare information may be released to other healthcare professionals within the organization for the purpose of providing you with quality healthcare.
  • Your confidential healthcare information may be released to your insurance provider for the purpose of the organization receiving payment for providing you with needed healthcare services. You have the right to request restrictions of disclosure to health plans for payment or health care operations regarding services for which you have paid in full out of pocket.
  • Your confidential healthcare information may be released to public or law enforcement officials in the event of an investigation in which you are a victim of abuse, a crime or domestic violence.
  • Your confidential healthcare information may be released to other healthcare providers in the event you need emergency care.
  • Your confidential healthcare information may be released to a public health organization or federal organization in the event of a communicable disease or to report a defective device or untoward event to a biological product (food or medication).
  • Your confidential healthcare information may not be released for any other purpose than that which is identified in this notice.
  • Your confidential healthcare information may be released only after receiving written authorization from you. You may revoke your permission to release confidential healthcare information at any time.
  • You may be contacted by the organization to remind you of any appoint­ments, healthcare treatment options or other health services that may be of interest to you. You have the right to opt in to receiving notices electronically.
  • You may be contacted by the organization for the purposes of raising funds to support the organization’s operations. You have the right to opt out of any fundraising activities.
  • You have the right to restrict the use of your confidential healthcare information. However, the organization may choose to refuse your restriction if it is in conflict of providing you with quality healthcare or in the event of an emergency situation.
  • You have the right to receive confidential communication about your health status.
  • You have the right to review and photocopy any/all portions of your healthcare information.
  • You have the right to make changes to your healthcare information.
  • You have the right to know who has accessed your confidential healthcare information and for what purpose.
  • You have the right to possess a copy of this Privacy Notice upon request. This copy can be in the form of an electronic transmission or on paper.
  • The organization is required by law to protect the privacy of its patients. It will keep confidential any and all patient healthcare information and will provide patients with a list of duties or practices that protect confidential healthcare information. You have the right to be notified in the event of a breach in your personal health information.
  • The organization will abide by the terms of this notice. The organization reserves the right to make changes to this notice and continue to maintain the confidentiality of all healthcare information. Patients will receive a mailed copy of any changes to this notice within 60 days of making the changes.
  • You have the right to complain to the organization or to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services if you believe your rights to privacy have been violated.

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If you feel your privacy rights have been violated, please mail your complaint to the organization:

Administrator
North Valley Surgery Center
8901 E. Raintree Drive, Suite 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-767-2100

All complaints will be investigated. No personal issue will be raised for filing a complaint with the organization. For further information about this Privacy Notice, please contact:

Director of Quality and Regulatory Compliance
North Valley Surgery Center
8901 E. Raintree Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-767-2100

This notice is effective as of of September 2, 2014. This date must not be earlier than the date on which the notice is printed or published.

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If this is a medical emergency, call 911 immediately. For your security, please do not use email to share personal information, health information, social security numbers or credit card numbers. Instead, we recommend contacting your clinic and/or doctor directly.