Health Center at Touro University Nevada Notice of Privacy Practices

THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED BY TOURO UNIVERSITY NEVADA HEALTH CENTER AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

YOUR RIGHTS

When it comes to your health information you have certain rights. This section explains your rights.

Upon written request:

You may also:

OUR RESPONSIBILITIES

The law requires us to:       

YOUR CHOICES

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 situations described below, talk to us. 

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.        

OUR USES AND DISCLOSURE

We typically use or share your health information in the following ways:

Treatment: We can use your health information and share it with other professionals who are treating you. Example: we may share your health information to an outside doctor for referral. We will also provide your health care providers with copies of various reports to assist them in your treatment.

Payment: We can use or share your health information to bill and get payment from health plans or other entities. Example: we give information about you to your health insurance plan so it will pay for your healthcare.

Health Care Operations: We can use and share your health information to run our practice, improve you care, and contact you when necessary. Example: we use health information about you to manage your treatment and services.

Other ways we can use or share your health information: We are allowed or required to share you information in other ways – usually in ways that contribute to the public good, such as public health and research. We have to meet many conditions in the law before we can share your information for these purposes.

CHANGES TO THIS NOTICE - 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 website.

Privacy Officer – Health Center at Touro University Nevada

Lisa Kunz
lkunz@touro.edu
702.777.4808

Effective date: Nov. 2008                  Revision Date: 08.24.2022