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. Florida Orthopedics and Neurosurgery, LLC (“FONS”) and its affiliates and subsidiaries understand the importance of privacy, and are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of your medical information. We make a record of the medical care we provide, and may receive such records from others. We use these records to provide or enable other health care providers to provide quality medical care, to obtain payment for services provided to you as allowed by your health plan and as allowed by law to enable us to meet our professional and legal obligations to operate this medical practice properly.
We are required by law to provide you with this Notice explaining FONS’s Privacy Practices with regard to your medical information and how we may use and disclose your protected health information (“PHI”) for treatment, payment, and for health care operations, as well as for other purposes that are permitted or required by law. You have certain rights regarding the privacy of your protected health information and we also describe those rights in this Notice.
We are required by law to make sure that medical information about you is kept private. We are required to give you this Notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to medical information about you. Each time you register for treatment, we will make available a copy of the current notice in effect. We are required to abide by the terms of the Notice currently in effect; and FONS reserves the right to change the provisions of our Notice and make new provisions effective for all PHI we maintain. We are required to obtain from you a written acknowledgment stating the receipt of this Notice. If FONS makes a material change to our Notice, we will post the changes promptly on our website at.