HIPAA Privacy Notice for Luxe Foot Surgery
Our Legal Duty
We, at Luxe Foot Surgery, located at 7975 NW 154th St Suite 244, Miami Lakes, FL 33016, are required by law to protect the privacy of your health information. We are also required to give you this Notice about our privacy practices, our legal duties, and your rights concerning your health information. We must follow the privacy practices that are described in this Notice while it is in effect.
Uses and Disclosures of Health Information
We use and disclose health information about you for treatment, payment, and healthcare operations. For example:
Treatment: We may use or disclose your health information to a physician or other healthcare provider providing treatment to you.
Payment: We may use and disclose your health information to obtain payment for services we provide to you.
Healthcare Operations: We may use and disclose your health information in connection with our healthcare operations. Healthcare operations include quality assessment and improvement activities, reviewing the competence or qualifications of healthcare professionals, evaluating practitioner and provider performance, and other business operations.
Your Health Information Rights
You have the right to inspect and copy your health information, such as medical and billing records, that we use to make decisions about your care. You must submit a written request to our Privacy Officer in order to inspect and/or copy your health information. We may charge a fee for the costs of copying, mailing, labor, and supplies associated with your request.
You also have the right to request an “accounting of disclosures.” This is a list of the disclosures we made of medical information about you. To request this list, you must submit your request in writing to our Privacy Officer. We will notify you of the cost involved and you may choose to withdraw or modify your request at that time before any costs are incurred.
If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with us or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. To file a complaint with us, contact our Privacy Officer at (786) 610-3666. All complaints must be submitted in writing. You will not be penalized for filing a complaint.
If you have any questions about this Notice or would like further information, you may contact our Privacy Officer at (786) 610-3666 or visit our website at https://www.luxefootsurgery.com/.
This Notice is effective as of the date you receive it. We reserve the right to change our privacy practices and the terms of this Notice at any time, provided such changes are permitted by applicable law. We reserve the right to make the changes in our privacy practices and the new terms of our Notice effective for all health information that we maintain, including health information we created or received before we made the changes.