Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, (HIPPA), the 42 U.S.C. 1320d et seq., 45 C.F.R part 160 & 164 and the Confidentiality Law, 42 C.F.R part 2.
NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL AND DRUG AND ALCOHOL RELATED INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
During your treatment at Seashore Family Services of N.J., doctors, nurses, and other caregivers may gather information about your medical history and your current health. This notice explains how that information may be used, and shared with others. It also explains your privacy rights regarding this kind of information under two Federal laws; the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, (HIPPA), and the 42 U.S.C. 1320d et seq., 45 C.F.R part 160 & 164 and the Confidentiality Law, 42 C.F.R part 2. The terms of this notice apply to health information created or received by Seashore Family Services of N.J. We are required by law to: make sure that medical information that identifies you is kept private; give you this notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to medical information about you; follow the terms of the notice that is currently in effect; and notify you in the event there is a breach of any unsecured protected health information about you.