This Notice of Privacy Practices is provided to you as a requirement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA). It describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed, with whom the information may be shared, and how you can receive access to this information. It also describes the safeguards we have in place to protect it. You have the right to approve or refuse the release of specific information outside of our system except when the release is required or authorized by law or regulation. Please review it carefully.
Gravity Diagnostics, LLC is committed to protecting the confidentiality of your medical and health information as required by law. If you have any questions about this notice, please contact HIPAA Privacy Officer at 855-841- 7111 or visit www.gravitydiagnostics.com for more information.
Uses and Disclosures of protected health information permitted by law.
Following are examples of permitted uses and disclosures of your protected health information (PHI). These examples are not exhaustive.
Treatment: Gravity Diagnostics, LLC may disclose PHI for treatment purposes including disclosure to physicians, nurses, hospitals, pharmacies, and other healthcare professionals who provide, coordinate, or manage your health care services.
Payment: Gravity Diagnostics, LLC may disclose PHI to bill and collect payment for laboratory services.
Healthcare operations: Gravity Diagnostics, LLC may use and disclose PHI for healthcare operations to support the daily activities related to health care. These activities include, but are not limited to, internal education, administration, planning and other activities that involve quality of care functions in the laboratory.
Family members and others involved in your care: Gravity Diagnostics, LLC may disclose PHI to a person who is involved in your care or who helps pay the bills.
Business associates: Business associates who perform certain business functions or provide certain business services on our behalf. They are required to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of your PHI.
As required by law: Federal, state or local laws sometimes require us to disclose protected health information.
Public health Activities: Gravity Diagnostics, LLC may disclose PHI for public health activities. These may be to report, prevent or control disease.
Law Enforcement officials: Gravity Diagnostics, LLC may disclose protected health information to law enforcement officials as required by law or in compliance with a search warrant, subpoena, or court order.
Effective Date: July 1, 2016