HIPPA Notice of Privacy Practices

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.

About this notice

Amplifon Hearing Health Care (referred to in this Notice as “AHHC” or “we” and through similar words such as “us,” “our,” etc.) is committed to protecting your health information. This Notice of Privacy Practices (“Notice”) describes how we may use and disclose your protected health information (“PHI”) to carry out treatment, payment, and health care operations and for other purposes that are permitted or required by law. This Notice also describes your rights and our duties with respect to your protected health information. You have a right to receive a paper copy of this Notice.

PHI for purposes of this Notice, is generally any information that identifies you and is created, received, maintained, or transmitted by us in the course of providing health care items or services to you.

We are required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, as amended (“HIPAA”) and other applicable laws to maintain the privacy of PHI, to provide notice of our legal duties and privacy practices, and to notify affected individuals following a breach of unsecured PHI.

We are required to abide by the Notice currently in effect. We reserve the right to change this Notice and make the new Notice apply to PHI we already have as well as any information we receive in the future. A revised Notice will be posted at our facilities and on customer service websites. This Notice applies to providers and facilities Network that are owned/operated by AHHC.