At Summer Plastic Surgery Clinic, we value your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal health information. This HIPAA Privacy Notice describes how we collect, use, and disclose your protected health information (PHI) in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations.
Effective Date: April 4, 2023
We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your PHI and to provide you with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices. We must abide by the terms of this notice as it is currently in effect, but we reserve the right to change the terms of this notice at any time. If we make changes to this notice, we will promptly update our website and post the new notice in our office.
Uses and Disclosures of PHI
We may use and disclose your PHI for the following purposes:
Treatment: We may use and disclose your PHI to provide, coordinate, or manage your healthcare and related services.
Payment: We may use and disclose your PHI to obtain payment for the services we provide to you.
Healthcare Operations: We may use and disclose your PHI for healthcare operations, such as quality assessment and improvement activities.
Appointment Reminders: We may use and disclose your PHI to remind you of scheduled appointments.
Other Uses and Disclosures: We may use and disclose your PHI for other purposes permitted or required by law, such as public health activities or law enforcement purposes.
You have the right to:
Access, inspect, and obtain a copy of your PHI
Request that we amend your PHI
Request that we restrict certain uses and disclosures of your PHI
Request that we communicate with you using alternative means or at alternative locations
Receive an accounting of certain disclosures of your PHI
Our Contact Information
If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy practices or this notice, please contact our Privacy Officer at:
Summer Plastic Surgery Clinic:
3909 NE 163rd St Ste 307
North Miami Beach, FL 33160
If you believe that 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. We will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint.
This notice is effective as of April 4, 2023.