4240 Blue Ridge Boulevard, Suite 301 Kansas City MO 64133

info@mhc-kc.com

During the COVID 19 pandemic, we are still seeing new and current patients in our clinics and we are now also providing remote consultations through video conferencing. Please call our offices to schedule a consultation.

Kansas City: 816-205-8050

Privacy Statement

Your Information. Your Rights. Our Responsibilities.

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.

Your Rights

You have the right to:

Your Choices

You have some choices in the way that we use and share information as we:

Our Uses and Disclosures

We may use and share your information as we:

Your Rights

When it comes to your health information, you have certain rights. This section explains your rights and some of our responsibilities to help you.

Get an electronic or paper copy of your medical record

Ask us to correct your medical record

Request confidential communications

Ask us to limit what we use or share

Get a list of those with whom we’ve shared information

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

File a complaint if you feel your rights are violated

Your Choices

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:

If you are not able to tell us your preference, for example if you are unconscious, we may go ahead and share your information if we believe it is in your best interest. We may also share your information when needed to lessen a serious and imminent threat to health or safety.

In these cases we never share your information unless you give us written permission:

In the case of fundraising:

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.

Treat you

Run our organization

Bill for your services

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. For more information see:
https://www.hs.gov/hipaa/for-individuals/guidance-materials-for-consumers/index.html

Help with public health and safety issues

We can share health information about you for certain situations such as:

Do research

Comply with the law

Respond to organ and tissue donation requests

Work with a medical examiner or funeral director

Address workers’ compensation, law enforcement, and other government requests

We can use or share health information about you:

Respond to lawsuits and legal actions

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Records

Our Responsibilities

For more information see: www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/noticepp.html

Changes to the Terms of this Notice

Policy Effective Date: September 1, 2018