Our Privacy Policy

Online Visitors
Sekito Chiropractic Center respects the right to privacy for all of our online visitors. No information is ever shared with any other party. All private information submitted is used for the sole intention of assisting our visitors lean more about the classes, programs, and services that we have to offer.

Clinic Policy
When visiting our clinic, the following is our Privacy Policy. We are required, by law, to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of your protected information and to provide our visitors with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your protected information. Below we have detailed more information regarding our Privacy Policy.

Treatment & Payment Purposes
We may disclose your health care information to staff and other health care professionals within our practice for the purpose of consultation, treatment, payment or health care operations. Additionally, we disclose you health information to your insurance provider(s). billing and insurance personnel, or a medical billing clearinghouse or collection agencies for the purpose of payment of your health care services.

Workers’ Compensation
We may disclose your health information as necessary to comply with state Work Compensation Laws.

Emergencies
We may disclose your health information to notify or assist in notifying a family member, or another person responsible for your care about your medical condition or in the event of an emergency.

Other
As required by law, we may disclose your health information to the following persons or entities:

  1. Public Health Authorities

  2. Law Enforcement Officials

  3. Medical Examiners or Coroners

  4. Approved Medical Research or Review Board

  5. Public Safety Officers

  6. Specialized Government Agencies


Communications
We may contact you for additional communications, marketing or other purposes, as described below:
It is our policy to call your home on the day prior to your scheduled appointment to remind you of your appointment time. A reminder message is left with a person or answering machine if you are not at home. Birthday cards and/or seasonal greeting cards are sent to your home periodically throughout the year, which may offer you a discounted or fee service, a gift, or
request that you participate in a charity fund raiser. These greeting cards are often post cards and are not enclosed in a sealed envelope.

Change of Ownership
In the event that this practice is sold or merged with another organization, your health record will become the property of the new owner.

Your Health Information Rights

  1. You have the right to request restrictions on certain uses and disclosures of your health information. Please be advised, however, that we are not required to agree to the restriction that you requested.

  2. You have the right to have your health information received or communicated through an alternative method or sent to an alternative location other than the usual method of communication or delivery, upon your request.

  3. You have the right to inspect and copy your health information.

  4. You have a right to request that we amend you protected health information. Please be advised, however, that we are not required to agree to amend your protected health information. If you request to amend your health information has been denied, you will be provided with an explanation of our denial reason(s) and information about how you can disagree with the denial.

  5. You have a right to receive an accounting of disclosures of your protected health information made by our office.

  6. You have a right to a paper copy of this Notice of Privacy Practices at anytime upon request.


Changes to this Notice of Privacy Practices
We reserve the right to amend this Notice of Privacy Practices at any time in the future, and will make the new provisions effective for all information that it maintains. We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your health information and to provide you with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your health information. If you have questions about any part of this notice or if you want more information about your privacy rights, please contact our office manager.

Complaints
Complaints about your Privacy Rights, or how our office handles the use or disclosure of your health information should be directed to our office manager. If you are not satisfied with the manner in which this office handles your complaint, you may submit a formal complaint to:

DHHS, Office of Civil Rights
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Room 509F HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201

If you have any questions or concerns not addressed in this policy then please contact and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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