You can ask us to correct health information about you that you think is incorrect or incomplete. Ask us how to do this.
We may not agree to your request, but we will tell you why in writing within 60 days.
You can request that we contact you in a certain way (for example, home or office phone) or to send mail to a different address.
You can ask us not to use or share certain health information for treatment, payment, or our health care operations.
We are not required to agree to your request, and we may decline if it would affect your care.
If you pay for a service or health care item out-of-pocket in full, you can ask us not to share that information for the purpose of payment or our operations with your health care insurer.
We will agree to your request unless a law requires us to share that information.
You can request a list (accounting) of the times we have shared your health information for six years prior to the date you ask, who we shared it with, and why.
We will include all the disclosures except for those about treatment, payment, and health care operations, and certain other disclosures (such as any you asked us to make). We will provide one accounting a year for free but will charge a reasonable cost-based fee if you ask for another one within 12 months.
You can request a paper copy of this notice, at any time, even if you agreed to receive the notice electronically. We will provide you with a paper copy promptly.
If you have given someone medical power of attorney or if someone is your legal guardian, that person can exercise your rights and make choices about your health information.
We will make sure the person has this authority and can act for you before we take any action.
You can complain if you feel we have violated your rights by contacting us by calling 801-596-8844 or using the email at:
You can file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights by sending a letter to 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201, calling 1-877-696-6775, or visiting www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/complaints/
We will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint.
Share information only with your family, close friends, or others involved in your care
Share information in a disaster relief situation
Include your information in a directory
Contact you for fundraising efforts
If you are unable to tell us your preferences, for example if you are unconscious, we may share your information if we believe it is in your best interest. We may also share your information when needed to lessen a serious and imminent threat to health or safety.
We can use your health information and share it with other professionals who are treating you.
Example: A doctor treating you for an injury asks another doctor about your overall condition.
Example: We use health information about you to manage your treatment and services.
Example: We give information about you to your health insurance plan so it will pay for your services.
How else can we use or share your health information? We are allowed or required to share your information in other ways – usually in ways that contribute to the public good, such as public health and research. We must meet many conditions in the law before we can share your information for these purposes. For more information click here.
We can share health information about you with organ procurement organizations.
We can share health information with a coroner, medical examiner, or funeral director, when an individual dies.