Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates, P.C.

 
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As permitted by law, we may also use and disclose health information for the following types of entities, including but not limited to:

• Food and Drug Administration
• Public Health or Legal Authorities charged with preventing or controlling disease, injury or disability
• Correctional Institutions
• Workers Compensation Agents
• Organ and Tissue Donation Organizations
• Military Command Authorities
• Health Oversight Agencies
• Funeral Directors and Coroners
• National Security and Intelligence Agencies
• Protective Services for the President and Others
• A person or persons able to prevent or lessen a serious threat to health or safety

Law Enforcement: We may disclose health information to a law enforcement official for purposes such as providing limited information to locate a missing person or report a crime.
For Judicial or Administrative Proceedings: We may disclose protected health information as permitted by law in connection with judicial or administrative proceedings, such as in response to a court order, search warrant or subpoena.

Authorization Required: We must obtain your written authorization in order to use or disclose psychotherapy notes, use or disclose your protected health information for marketing purposes, or to sell your protected health information.

State-Specific Requirements: Many states have requirements for reporting including population-based activities relating to improving health or reducing health care costs. Some states have separate privacy laws that may apply additional legal requirements. If the state privacy laws are more stringent than federal privacy laws, the state law preempts the federal law.

YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION RIGHTS

You have several rights with respect to medical information about you. This section of the Notice will briefly outline these rights. If you would like to know more about your rights, please contact our Privacy Officer.

Other uses and disclosures of medical information not covered by this Notice or the laws that apply to use will be made only with your written authorization. If you give us permission to use or disclose medical information about you, you may revoke that permission, in writing, at any time. If you revoke your permission, we will thereafter no longer use or disclose medical information about you for the reason covered by your written authorization. You understand that we are unable to take back any disclosures we have already made with your permission, and that we are required to retain our records of the care we have provided you.

Although your health record is the physical property of the healthcare practitioner or practice that compiled it, you have the Right to:

Inspect and Copy: You have the right to inspect and obtain a copy of the health information that may be used to make decisions about your care. Usually, this includes medical and billing records, but does not include psychotherapy notes, information complied for use in a civil, criminal, or administrative action or proceeding, and protected health information to which access is prohibited by law. To inspect and copy medical information that may be used to make decisions about you, you must submit your request in writing. If you request a copy of the information, we reserve the right to charge a fee for the costs of copying, mailing and other supplies associated with your request. We may deny your request to inspect and copy in certain very limited circumstances. If you are denied access to health information, you may
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We have
4 locations throughout southeast lower Michigan


Shelby Township
50505 Schoenherr Road

Suite 290
Shelby Twp., MI 48315
Phone: 586-314-0080
Fax: 586-731-6253
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St. Clair Shores
25319 Little Mack
St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
Phone: 586-772-5550
Fax: 586-772-1706
 
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Sterling Heights
44344 Dequindre
Suite 410
Sterling Heights, MI 48314
Phone: 586-262-5100
Fax: 586-262-5096
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Roseville
25689 Kelly Road
Suite 100
Roseville, MI 48066
Phone: 586-445-5995
Fax: 586-445-5977
 
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