Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to your Privacy

EJAL Health Services is committed to protecting the privacy of your health. EJAL employees view the protection of patient privacy as an essential component in serving our patients. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) establishes national standards to protect individuals’ medical records and other personal health information and applies to health plans, health care clearinghouses, and those health care providers that conduct certain health care transactions electronically. HIPAA requires appropriate safeguards to protect the privacy of personal health information, and sets limits and conditions on the uses and disclosures that may be made of such information without patient authorization. HIPAA also confers upon patients certain rights over their health care information, including the right to examine and obtain a copy of their health records, and to request corrections. EJAL respects, understands and fully complies with HIPAA.

 

EJAL collects information about its patients providing them with quality care allowing us to comply with our legal requirements of:

 

  • Maintaining the confidentiality of your health information.
  • Provide you with this notice of our legal duties and privacy practices concerning your health information,
  • Following the terms and Notice of Privacy in effect at the time.

 

This Notice of Privacy describes how EJAL Health Services may use and disclose your protected health information in order to better treat you. When information about your health is shared to other persons, we will require them to protect your privacy.

 

EJAL is required to abide by the terms of this Notice and Privacy Practices. EJAL may change the terms of our notice, at any time.

 

Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information

 

Your protected health information may be used and disclosed by our organization, our office staff and others outside of our office that are involved in your care and treatment for the purpose of providing health care services to you, to pay your health care bills, to support the operation of the organization, and any other use required by law.

 

Treatment

 

EJAL may use and disclose your health information to provide you with medical treatment or services. Your protected health information may be used by the physician, nurses, counselors, administrative staff as well as others outside of the clinic that are involved in your treatment for the purpose of receiving the best possible individualized care.

 

Payment

 

EJAL may use your protected health information, as needed, to collect payment from you, your insurance company, or third party for the services received.  We may contact your insurance company to verify what benefits you are eligible for.

Healthcare Operations

 

EJAL may use and disclose medical information about you to support clinic activities. These activities include, but are not limited to, case management, continuing education training, accreditation and licensing.

 

Written Authorization

 

EJAL may use and disclose Protected Health Information Based upon Your Written Authorization. Other uses or disclosures of your protected health information will be made only with your written authorization, unless otherwise permitted or required by law. The authorization should be sign so we may protect your private health information. You may revoke this authorization in writing at any time. If you choose to revoke your authorization, we will no longer use or disclose your protected health information for the following reasons covered by your written authorization. However, please realize that we will not be able to take back any information already made with your authorizations.

 

Public Health Risk

EJAL may use and disclose your health information when necessary to prevent harm to your health or safety or the safety of others. EJAL will only disclose health information to someone reasonably able to help prevent or lessen the treat, such as law enforcement.

 

Required by Law

 

EJAL may use or disclose your protected health information when required to do so by federal, state, public health, abuse, neglect, and other law. You will be notified, as required by law, of any such uses or disclosures.

 

Your Rights

 

Following is a statement of your rights with respect to your protected health information.

 

  • You have the right to request restrictions on the use and disclosure of your protected health information.
  • You have the right to receive confidential communication concerning your medical condition and treatment.
  • You have the right to inspect and copy your protected health information
  • You have the right to amend or submit corrections to your protected health information.
  • You have the right to receive an accounting of how and to whom your protected health information has been disclosed.
  • You have the right to receive a printed notice of this copy.

 


We Welcome your Comments

Please feel free to call us if you have any questions regarding how we protect your privacy or if you would like to inspect and/or obtain a copy of your health information; request an amendment to your health information or submit a complaint. Our goal is always to provide you with the highest quality services.

Contact Information

EJAL Health Services, Inc welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that EJAL Health Services, Inc has not adhered to this Statement, please contact EJAL Health Services, Inc at

 

EJAL Health Services, Inc

7229 Ritchie Highway

Glen Burnie, MD 20161

Email Address: ejalhs@gmail.com

Telephone: 410-761-3686