This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed. It also describes how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
We are an Organized Health Care Arrangement, and for the purposes of our privacy practices, are considered a single entity, the VNSNY organized health care arrangement (VNSNY OHCA). The members of the VNSNY OHCA are: Visiting Nurse Service of New York Home Care, VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care, Partners in Care, ESPRIT Medical Care, VNSNY Care360° Solutions, and VNSNY CHOICE.
Our Joint Notice of Privacy Practices describes how health information about you may be used and disclosed. It also describes how you can get access to this information.
The Joint Notice of Privacy Practices explains:
Complaints. If you believe your privacy rights have been violated you may file a complaint with the VNSNY Privacy Official, 220 East 42nd Street, New York, New York 10017. You may also file a complaint with the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. You will not be penalized or retaliated against by VNSNY for filing a complaint.
Changes to this Notice. The Members of the VNSNY OHCA may change the terms of this Notice of Privacy Practices at any time. If the terms of the Notice are changed, the new terms will apply to all of your health information, whether created or received by the VNSNY OHCA before or after the date on which the Notice is changed. Any updates to the Notice will be made available on this website.
Effective November 1, 2020; Last Revised October, 2020
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