We are required by applicable federal and state law to maintain the privacy of your health information. We use and disclose health information about you for treatment, payment and healthcare operations:
Treatment: We may use and disclose your health information to a physician or other healthcare provider providing treatment to you.
Payment: We may use and disclose your health information to obtain payment for services we provide to you.
Healthcare Operations: We may use and disclose your health information in connection with our healthcare operations. Healthcare operations include quality assessment and improvement activities, reviewing the competence of qualifications of healthcare professionals,evaluating practioner and provider performance, conducting training programs, accreditation, certification, licensing or credentialing activities.
To Your Family and Friends: We must disclose your health information to you. We may disclose your health information to a family member, friend or other person to the extent necessary to help with your healthcare or with payment for your healthcare, but only if you agree that we may do so.