Your Rights of Confidentiality
You have the right to:
- Chose who you want to have access to your private medical records, information and history. Any information related to your medical records should only be discussed with the people medically involved in your care and others that you chose to be involved.
- Be asked for consent prior to the release or sharing of any of your medical records.
- Obtain copies of your own medical records and you have the right to ask that records be amended (or changed).
- Communicate with your medical providers in confidence and know that your records will be protected. Also, special issues that include strict confidentiality needs to be discussed with your doctor at the beginning of your care.
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