This summary is provided to assist you in understanding the Notice of Privacy Practices
The Notice of Privacy Practices contains a detailed description of how our office will protect your health information, your rights as a patient and our common practices in dealing with patient health information. Please refer to that notice for further information. You may obtain this notice from our receptionist if you have not already been given one at the time of check in.
Office Setting: Our office has four exam rooms available for daily patient care. Two of these rooms are open as in a dental setting. Conversations can be heard by others. You may request to be seen in our closed exam room at the time you check in with our receptionist. Please note that this may cause a delay in your treatment if you do decide on this option. Our office will do everything possible to maintain your privacy.
Uses and Disclosures of Health Information: We will use and disclose your health information to treat you or to assist other health care providers in treating you. We will also use and disclose your health information to obtain payment for our services or to allow insurance companies to process insurance claims for services rendered to you by us or other health care providers. Finally, we may disclose your health information for certain limited operational activities such as quality assessment, licensing, accreditation, and training of students.
Uses and Disclosures Not Requiring Your Authorization: In the following circumstances, we may disclose your health information without your written authorization:
Patient Rights. As our patient, you have the following rights:
If you have a question, concern, or complaint regarding our privacy practices, please contact the office manager, Lucy Gleeson at the number above.
Rion A. Berg D.P.M
Board Certified in Foot Surgery
Lake City Professional Center
2611 NE 125th St., Ste.130
Seattle, Washington 98125
Phone: (206) 368-7000
Fax: (206) 361-9273