Catawba Hospital Notice of Privacy Practices
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
A new federal law requires us to give you a Notice of Privacy Practices that the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services must follow in order to protect a patientís health information.
This Notice informs you of three things:
1. It tells you how we may use and disclose your health information,
or the health information of the person you represent.
2. It tells you what legal rights you have under this new law.
3. It tells you what our legal duties are under this new law.
If you have any questions you may contact the Privacy Officer at
(540) 375 - 4262.