Together We Heal
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.
WHO WE ARE
This notice describes the privacy practices of Connected Path Recovery. Connected Path Recovery is inclusive of outpatient and virtual services offered at these facilities, individually and collectively.
I. Our Privacy and Confidentiality Obligations
We are required by law to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of information about your health, health care, and payment for services related to your health (referred to in this notice as “protected health information” or “information”) and to provide you with this notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your protected health information. When we use or disclose this information, we are required to abide by the terms of this notice (or other notice in effect at the time of the use or disclosure)
Protected Health Information in connection with substance use disorder services:
42 CFR Part 2 protects your health information if you are applying for or receiving services (including diagnosis or treatment, or referral) for substance use disorder . Generally, if you are applying for or receiving services for substance use disorder, we may not acknowledge to a person outside the program that you attend the program except under certain circumstances that are listed in this notice.
All Protected Health Information, including substance use disorder services:
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) Privacy Regulations (45 CFR Parts 160 and 164), also protect your health information whether you are applying for or receiving services for substance use disorder. Generally, if you are not applying for or receiving services for substance use disorder, the way we may use and disclose information differs slightly. These differences are listed in this notice.
Uses and Disclosures with your Authorization: All Protected Health Information
Generally, we may use or disclose your protected health information when you give your authorization to do so in writing on a form that specifically meets the requirements of laws and regulations that apply.
- There are some exceptions and special rules that allow for uses and disclosures without your authorization or They are listed in your client handbook and your counselor will explain these to you in detail at time of admission. You may revoke your authorization except to the extent that we have already taken action upon the authorization . If you are currently receiving care and wish to revoke your authorization, contact your counselor. After you are discharged, you will need to contact the Clinical Director.
- Please be aware of the fact that a court with appropriate jurisdiction or other authorized third party could request or compel you to sign an authorization.