ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

My signature confirms that I have been informed of my rights to privacy regarding my protected health information under the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA). I understand that this information can and will be used to :

  • Provide and coordinate my treatment among a number of health care providers who may be involved in that treatment directly and indirectly

  • Obtain payment from third-party payers for my health care services

  • Conduct normal health care operations such as quality assessment and improvement

I have been informed of my dental providers Notice of Privacy Practices containing a more complete description of the uses and disclosures of my protected health information. I have been given the right to review and receive a copy of such Notice of Privacy Practices. I understand that my dental provider has the right to change the Notice of Privacy Practices and that I may contact this office at the provided address to obtain a current copy of the Notice of Privacy Practices.

I understand that I may request in writing that you restrict how my privacy information is used or disclosed to carry out treatment, payment, or healthcare operations. I also understand that you are not required to agree to my requested restrictions, but if you do agree, then you are bound to abide by such restrictions.

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