We are legally required to protect the privacy of your health information, called "protected health information" or "PHI" for short and include information that can be used to identify you that we have created or received about your past, present, or future health condition, the provision of health care to you, or the payment of this health care. We may disclose health information for several reasons such as for treatment, to obtain payment for treatment, and for health care operations.
You have several rights regarding your PHI:
- The right to object the disclosures to family, friends or others.
- The right to request limits on uses and disclosures of your PHI.
- The right to choose how we send PHI to you.
- The right to see and get copies of your PHI.
- The right to get a list of the disclosures we have made.
- The right to correct or update your PHI.
Please see the HIPAA Notice of Privacy Rights Brochure by clicking the "HIPAA Brochure" link below for the full description of what can be disclosed without your prior authorization as well as full descriptions of your rights.
You may request to change or correct PHI or request a listing of disclosures made by using the HIPAA Information request Form by clicking the link below.
Please contact the HIPAA Client Resource Coordinator at HIPAA@childnet.us or (954)-414-6000 if you have any questions.
You are required to give all current and prospective foster and adoptive parents the HIPAA Notice of Privacy Rights Brochure and have them sign the HIPAA Brochure Receipt form. The HIPAA Brochure Receipt form with original signatures shall be placed in the Licensing or Adoption File.
The HIPAA Notice of Privacy Rights Brochure and the Receipt of HIPAA Brochure form are available by clicking on the links below.