HIPAA Policy

What you should know about EMQ FamiliesFirst's Notice of Information/Privacy Practices:

The attached notice explains your rights regarding your personal health information and how your health information is protected and maintained. It describes how your information may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to it. The law says that we must explain this notice and give you a copy. We must also request your signature acknowledging that we have done so.

How your information may be shared:

  • We share it with people that work at EMQ FamiliesFirst to treat you, to pay your bill, and to perform and improve our services.
  • All individuals that work at EMQ FamiliesFirst are committed to your privacy.
  • We may share information with persons outside of EMQ FamiliesFirst who are involved in your treatment.
  • Occasionally companies and/or individuals that we contract with to run our business may have access to your information.
  • All companies/individuals that we hire or contract with are committed in writing to protect your privacy also.
  • Sometimes we share information because the law requires us to do so.
  • We share information to secure payment for services.

What your rights are

(EMQ FamiliesFirst has the right to review requests that you make. Sometimes we are unable to comply with your request, BUT we will provide you with an explanation if this happens):

  • You have the right to request a change or correction to your information.
  • You have the right to request that we contact you in a specific way.
  • You have the right to request access to your information.
  • You have the right to request us to exclude someone from having access to your information.
  • You have the right to request a list of certain disclosures of information that we have made.
  • You have the right to submit a complaint if you are unhappy with the way we handle your information.
  • You have the right to be informed if there is ever a breach of your protected health information.

This is a summary of our Privacy Notice.

Please see EMQ FamiliesFirst's entire Notice of Information/Privacy Practices for further details.

Please discuss any questions or concerns you may have with an EMQ FamiliesFirst workforce member or contact EMQ FamiliesFirst's Privacy Officer at (408) 364-4024.

Updated October 20, 2014
Download and print a copy of this policy.

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