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To treat you
We use your health information and share it with other professionals who are treating you.
Example: A doctor who is treating you asks another doctor about your overall health condition.
To bill for service
We use and share your health information to bill and get payment from insurance companies, health plans or other entities.
Example: We give information about you to your health insurance plan so it will pay for your services.
To run our health care operations
We use and share your health information to run our operation and practice, improve your care, and contact you when necessary.
Example: We use health information about you to manage your treatment and services.
We also use and disclose your health information for other purposes, as described under “Additional Uses and Disclosures” below.
For certain health information, you can tell us your choices about what we share. If you have a clear preference for how we share your information in the situations described below, talk to us. Tell us what you want us to do, and we will follow your instructions.
In these cases, you have both the right and choice to tell us to:
If you are not able to tell us your preference, for example if you are unconscious, we may go ahead and 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.
In these cases we never share your information unless you give us written permission:
In the case of fundraising: