This notice describes how medical/treatment information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
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.
We can share health/treatment information about you for certain situations such as:
We can use or share health/treatment information about you:
We can share health/treatment information about you in response to a court or administrative order, or in response to a subpoena.
For more information see: www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/noticepp.html.
We can change the terms of this notice, and the changes will apply to all information we have about you. The new notice will be available upon request, in our office, and on our web site.
Effective Date 09/01/2021
This Notice also describes the privacy practices of an organized health care arrangement or "OHCA" between Boys Town National Research Hospital (BTNRH) and its Medical Staff in which BTNRH and its Medical Staff share medical information from inpatient and outpatient hospital visits for treatment, payment and health care operations. All Members of the BTNRH Medical Staff will follow this Notice when providing services at BTNRH facilities including outpatient clinics. This Notice does not cover the information practices of practitioners in their private offices or at other locations when such practitioners are not employed by BTNRH.