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HIPAA

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Notice of Privacy Practices

Effective Date: 16.06.2023

This Notice of Privacy Practices (“Notice”) describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Our Wellness Life is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your protected health information (PHI) in accordance with HIPAA regulations. Please review this Notice carefully.

Uses and Disclosures of PHI

1.1. Treatment: We may use and disclose your PHI to provide, coordinate, or manage your healthcare and related services. This may include consultations with healthcare professionals involved in your care.

1.2. Payment: We may use and disclose your PHI for billing and payment purposes. This may include providing information to your insurance company or another third party responsible for payment.

1.3. Healthcare Operations: We may use and disclose your PHI for our healthcare operations, which include activities such as quality assessment, training, and compliance audits.

1.4. Required by Law: We may use or disclose your PHI when required by law or in response to a valid court or administrative order.

1.5. Business Associates: We may disclose your PHI to our business associates who perform functions on our behalf and have agreed to protect the privacy of your information.

1.6. Authorization: Other uses and disclosures of your PHI will be made only with your written authorization. You have the right to revoke any authorization at any time.

Your Rights

2.1. Access: You have the right to access and obtain a copy of your PHI contained in our records, with certain limited exceptions.

2.2. Amendment: If you believe that your PHI is incorrect or incomplete, you may request an amendment. We may deny your request under certain circumstances.

2.3. Accounting of Disclosures: You have the right to request an accounting of certain disclosures of your PHI that we have made.

2.4. Restriction: You have the right to request restrictions on certain uses and disclosures of your PHI. We are not required to agree to your request, except for certain restricted disclosures to health plans when you have paid out of pocket in full.

2.5. Confidential Communications: You have the right to request that we communicate with you about your PHI in a certain manner or at a specific location.

2.6. Complaints: If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you have the right to file a complaint with us and/or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Safeguarding Your PHI

We have implemented physical, technical, and administrative safeguards to protect your PHI from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. These safeguards comply with HIPAA requirements.

Changes to this Notice

We reserve the right to amend this Notice at any time. Any changes will be effective for PHI we already have about you, as well as any information we receive in the future. We will provide you with a revised Notice on our website and, upon request, a paper copy.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Notice or the privacy of your PHI, please contact our Privacy Officer at [email protected].

By accessing or using the Our Wellness Life website, you acknowledge that you have received and understood this HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices.