THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION.
PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
THE PRIVACY OF YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION IS IMPORTANT TO US.
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OUR LEGAL DUTY

Reuss Pharmacy works with you to provide quality prescriptions. This Notice of Privacy Practices ("notice") describes:
- How we may use and disclose your medical information.

- Your rights to access and amend your medical information

We are required by law to:

- Maintain the privacy of your medical information

- Provide you with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your medical information

- Abide by the terms of this notice

PERMITTED USES AND DISCLOSURES OF YOUR MEDICAL INFORMATION

As permitted by your health plan or prescription benefit plan, we may use and disclose your medical information for the following purposes only:

PATIENT RIGHTS

Access: You have the following rights regarding medical information we maintain about you:

Right to Inspect and Copy: Subject to some restrictions, you may inspect and copy medical information that may be used to make decisions about you. To do so, submit a written request to Reuss Pharmacy at the address listed below.

Right to Amend: If you believe medical information about you is incorrect or incomplete, you may ask us to amend the information. Such request must be made in writing and submitted to Reuss Pharmacy at the address listed below. In addition, you must provide a reason supporting your request to amend.

Right to an Accounting of Disclosures: You have the right to request an accounting of disclosures of your medical information. This accounting identifies the disclosures we have made of your medical information other than for treatment, payment or healthcare operations. You must submit your request in writing to Reuss Pharmacy at the address listed below. The provision of an accounting of disclosures is subject to certain restrictions

Right to be Notified: You have the right to be notified following a breach of unsecured PHI if your PHI is affected. This notification will be made by mail unless we do not have a correct mailing address for you, then we may use our website, media stories or ads to inform you.

Right to Request Restrictions: You have the right to request a restriction or limitation on the medical information we use and disclose about you for treatment, payment or healthcare operations. You also may request that your medical information not be disclosed to family members or friends who may be involved in your care or paying for your care. Your request must 1) be in writing; 2) state the restrictions you are requesting; and 3) state to whom the restriction applies. We are not required to agree to your request. If we do agree, we will comply with your request unless the restricted information is needed to provide you with emergency treatment.

Right to Request Disclosures to your Insurance Plan: You have the right to request that we do not disclose information to your insurance plan about services provided however you must pay for the services in full. If you do not pay for the services within 30 days of first statement date, the restriction is void and we may bill your insurance.

Confidential Communications: You may ask that we communicate with you in a particular way and in a particular place to protect the confidentiality of your medical information. Your request must be submitted in writing to Reuss Pharmacy at the address listed below and you must state an alternate method or location you would like us to use to communicate your medical information to you.

Right to a Paper Copy of This Notice: You have the right to request a paper copy of this notice at any time. For information about how to obtain a copy of this notice and answers to frequently asked questions, please call (361) 275-3411. Even if we have agreed to provide this notice electronically, you are still entitled to a paper copy.

Right to File a Complaint: If you believe we have violated your privacy rights you may file a written complaint to Reuss Pharmacy at the address listed below. You may also file a complaint with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. You will not be penalized for filing a complaint. Written complaints and written requests for a copy of your medical information, amendment to your medical information, an accounting of disclosures, restrictions on your medical information or for confidential communications may be mailed to: Reuss Pharmacy, PO Box 270, 515 N. Esplanade St, Cuero, TX 77954.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Reuss Pharmacy Phone 361-275-3411
Attn: Privacy Officer Fax 361-275-3783
P.O. Box 270
Cuero, TX 77954