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THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

Read our Notice of Privacy Practices HERE


Each PORT Health program must comply with a variety of State and Federal laws, some of which will be more restrictive than HIPAA. In those cases, the program would generally comply with the most restrictive law.

PORT Health knows that information we collect about you and your health is private. PORT Health is legally required to protect this information also known as “Protected Health Information” and referred in this notice as PHI.

The Notice of Privacy Practices will tell you how PORT Health may use or disclose information about you. Not all situations will be described. We are required to give you a notice of our privacy practices for the information we collect and keep about you. We are required to follow the terms of the notice currently in effect. We reserve the right to change the terms of this Notice in the future and make the new notice effective for all PHI we maintain. A copy of our current Notice is posted on our website at https://www.porthealthservices.org, is available at your request, and is posted in the waiting areas of our offices.

The rest of the Notice will:

  • Discuss how we may use and disclose your PHI.
  • Explain your rights with respect to your PHI.
  • Describe how and where you may file a complaint.