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.
Centra Health wants to protect your privacy. The law requires us to keep your medical information private and give you this notice of our privacy practices. The law requires us to follow the terms of this Notice. We also have the right to change the terms of this Notice, and these changes will apply to all of the medical information we maintain. If Centra Health changes the terms of this Notice, we will make paper copies of this Notice of Privacy Practices available upon request and post it on our web site, www.centrahealth.com.
This notice applies to all Centra Health facilities. It also applies to physicians who are members of Centra Health's medical staff while they are practicing in our facilities.
We may use or share your medical information as part of your care. For example, we may share your information with other members of your treatment team, such as your doctor. We may share information with your health insurance company to get paid for your care . We may use your information to check the quality of care we provide.
We also may use and/or share your information in accordance with federal and state laws for these reasons:
Centra Health will not use or disclose your medical information for any other purpose with out your written permission. Once you give us permission, you can change your mind at any time. If you change your mind, you must do so in writing.
What Are My Rights Regarding My Medical Information?
If you would like more information on your rights or on the disclosures of your medical information, contact Centra Health's Privacy Officer at (434) 947-4605 or by writing to Centra Health, Department of Corporate Compliance, 1901 Tate Springs Road, Lynchburg, VA 24501.
THIS NOTICE EFFECTIVE APRIL 14, 2003.
Security & Confidentiality InformationThe information on this web site is provided as a courtesy by CentraHealth, Lynchburg, Virginia. It is designed for educational purposes only and is not to be construed as medical advice, nor should it be used for diagnostic purposes. If you feel you have a health problem, please consult your medical professional. A link on the Centra Health Web site does not imply recommendations or endorsements of any products or services.
Centra Health is dedicated to providing you with the latest health information while protecting your privacy. Although, you may be asked to provide personal information while using our web site, we are committed to treating this information with the same high level of confidentiality as we do with all patient information. The information we collect is used to develop programs and services suited to your needs and interests. Your personal information will not be shared with any party outside of Centra Health.