Eat Yer Veggies LLC
Nutrition Coaching with Caylee Clay, RDN CDN
This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed by Eat Yer Veggies LLC and/or Caylee Clay and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
Get an electronic or paper copy of your medical record
– You can ask to see or get an electronic or paper copy of your medical record and other health information we have about you. Ask us how to do this.
– We will provide a copy or a summary of your health information, usually within 30 days of your request. We may charge a reasonable, cost-based fee.
Ask us to correct your medical record
– You can ask us to correct health information about you that you think is incorrect or incomplete. Ask us how to do this.
– We may say “no” to your request, but we’ll tell you why in writing within 60 days.
Request confidential communications
– You can ask us to contact you in a specific way (for example, home or office phone) or to send mail to a different address.
We will say “yes” to all reasonable requests.
Ask us to limit what we use or share
– You can ask us not to use or share certain health information for treatment, payment, or our operations. We are not required to agree to your request, and we may say “no” if it would affect your care.
– If you pay for a service or health care item out-of-pocket in full, you can ask us not to share that information for the purpose of payment or our operations with your health insurer. We will say “yes” unless a law requires us to share that information.
Get a list of those with whom we’ve shared information
– You can ask for a list (accounting) of the times we’ve shared your health information for six years prior to the date you ask, who we shared it with, and why.
– We will include all the disclosures except for those about treatment, payment, and health care operations, and certain other disclosures (such as any you asked us to make). We’ll provide one accounting a year for free but will charge a reasonable, cost-based fee if you ask for another one within 12 months.
Get a copy of this privacy notice
– You can ask for a paper copy of this notice at any time, even if you have agreed to receive the notice electronically. We will provide you with a paper copy promptly.
Choose someone to act for you
– If you have given someone medical power of attorney or if someone is your legal guardian, that person can exercise your rights and make choices about your health information.
– We will make sure the person has this authority and can act for you before we take any action.
File a complaint if you feel your rights are violated
– You can complain if you feel we have violated your rights by contacting us directly at:
– Caylee Clay
– (201) 702 – 1355
– You can file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office Office for Civil Rights by sending a letter to 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201, or by calling , calling 1-877-696-6775.
– We will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint.
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 the situations described below, talk to us. Tell us what you want us to do, and we will follow your instructions.
In these cases, you have both the right and choice to tell us to:
– Share information with your family, close friends, or others involved in your care
– Share information in a disaster relief situation
– Include your information in a hospital directory
Our Uses and Disclosures
How do we typically use or share your health information?
We typically use or share your health information in the following ways.
We can use your health information and share it with other professionals who are treating you.
Example: A doctor treating you for an injury asks another doctor about your overall health condition.
Run our organization
We can use and share your health information to run our practice, improve your care, and contact you when necessary.
Example: We use health information about you to manage your treatment and services.
Bill for your services
We can use and 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 services.
As required by state law
We may disclose protected health information about you to a public health or legal authority to prevent a serious threat to your health and safety.
We will obtain your written authorization before using or disclosing your protected health information for purposes other than the reasons listed above (or as otherwise permitted or required by law). You may amend and/or revoke this authorization in writing at any time stating specific exclusions or restrictions. Upon receipt of the written revocation, we will stop using or disclosing your information, except to the extent that we have already taken action in reliance on the authorization.
How else can we use or share your health information?
We are allowed or required to share your 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.
Help with public health and safety issues
We can share health information about you for certain situations such as:
– Preventing disease
– Helping with product recalls
– Reporting adverse reactions to medications
– Reporting suspected abuse, neglect, or domestic violence
– Preventing or reducing a serious threat to anyone’s health or safety
– We are required by law to maintain the privacy and security of your protected health information.
– We will let you know promptly if a breach occurs that may have compromised the privacy or security of your information.
– We must follow the duties and privacy practices described in this notice and give you a copy of it.
– We will not use or share your information other than as described here unless you tell us we can in writing. If you tell us we can, you may change your mind at any time. Let us know in writing if you change your mind.
Changes to the Terms of 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.