This notice describes how health information about you, as a patient of this practice, may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to your individually identifiable health information.
Our practice is dedicated to maintaining the privacy of your individually identifiable health information (also called protected health information, or PHI). In conducting our business, we will create records regarding you and the treatment and services we provide to you. We are required by law to maintain the confidentiality of health information that identifies you. We also are required by law to provide you with this notice of our legal duties and the privacy practices that we maintain in our practice concerning your PHI. By federal and state law, we must follow the terms of the Notice of Privacy Practices that we have in effect at the time.
Our practice may use your PHI to treat you. Many of the people who work for our practice, including but not limited to, our doctors and nurses may use or disclose your PHI in order to treat you or to assist others in your treatment. Additionally, we may disclose your PHI to other health care providers for purposes related to your treatment.
Our practice may use and disclose your PHI in order to bill and collect payment for the services and items you may receive from us.
Foothill Family Clinic may use and disclose your PHI for operations, which may include the evaluation of the quality of care you received from us, cost-management analysis, or business planning activities.
Your consent only permits us to use PHI for the purposes of treatment, payment, and health care operations. We may use or disclose your PHI for reasons other than treatment, payment, and operations when you give us written authorization on a Foothill Family Clinic approved form or there is an exception as noted in the following section.
Foothill Family Clinic may use or disclose PHI for purposes of treatment, obtaining payment, and operations without your consent or your authorization when you require emergency care or when we try to obtain consent but are unable to due to a barrier of communication.
Foothill Family Clinic may disclose your PHI for the purpose of (1) maintaining vital records (2) reporting child abuse or neglect (3) preventing or control disease, injury, or disability (4) notifying persons regarding potential exposure to a communicable disease or potential risks for spreading or contracting a disease (5) reporting or notifying of drug reactions or recalls (6) reporting potential abuse or neglect of an adult patient (7) notifying your employer under limited circumstances related primarily to workplace injury or illness.
Foothill Family Clinic may disclose PHI in the course of a judicial proceeding in response to a lawsuit or similar proceeding. We may disclose PHI to law enforcement as required in relation to a crime, a death resulting from criminal conduct, criminal conduct at our offices, in response to a warrant or similar legal process, to identify a suspect or missing person, or in an emergency to report a crime.
If you would like more information about your privacy rights, are concerned we violated your privacy rights, or disagree with a decision that we made about access to your PHI, you may contact Foothill Family Clinic administration at (801) 365-1032.
Foothill Family Clinic will honor reasonable written requests from you to receive PHI by alternative means of communication or at alternative locations.
You have the right to inspect and obtain a copy of the PHI that may be used to make decisions about you, including patient medical records and billing records. Under limited circumstances we may deny you access to a portion of your records. If you request a copy or copies of your record, you may incur a fee.
You may ask us to amend your health information if you believe it is incorrect or incomplete. To request an amendment your request must be made in writing.
This notice describes the Foothill Family Clinic privacy policies in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act 1996, a federal law which specifies certain protections of your PHI. If a patient would like to file a complaint related to this policy you may contact: The Privacy Officer, Foothill Family Clinic, 2295 S Foothill Drive, SLC, Utah 84109.
Foothill Family Clinic may change the terms of this Notice at any time. If a change is made we may make the new notice terms effective for all PHI that we maintain including any information created or received prior to issuing the new notice.
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Because sickness is never convenient, we have extended Urgent Care hours evenings and weekends.
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- Abdominal Pain
- Rashes and allergic reactions
- Animal and insect bites
- Sprains and minor bone fractures
- Minor cuts requiring stitches
- Urinary tract/bladder infections