Patient Rights and Resonsibilities
You have the right:
To be treated with dignity and respect.
To know the names and professional status of people serving you.
To know who has access to your medical record as listed on the Health Insurance Portability and Privacy Act (HIPPA)
To receive accurate information about your health related concerns.
To know the effectiveness, possible side effects, and problems of all forms of treatment.
To participate in choosing a form of treatment.
To receive education and counseling.
To consent to, or refuse, care and/or treatment.
To select and/or change your health care provider.
To review your medical records with a clinician.
To information about services and related costs.
You have the responsibility:
To seek medical attention promptly.
To be honest about your medical history.
To ask about anything you do not understand.
To follow health advice and medical instruction.
To report any significant changes in symptoms or failure to improve.
To respect clinic policies.
To keep appointments or cancel in advance.
To seek non-emergency care during regular hours.
To provide useful feedback about services and policies. To pay any charges billed to you, and to be informed of these charges before testing or treatment When you have questions....ASK!!
When you have a problem......Speak up!!
If you are not satisfied......Let us know.
When you are satisfied......Complment!!