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Carla Emery-Culberson, DPM
3303 Northland Drive, Suite 308
Austin, TX 78731
512-420-0808

SUMMARY OF NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
This summary is provided to assist you in understanding the posted
Notice of Privacy Practices

The posted 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.

USES AND DISCLOSURES OF HEALTH INFORMATION. We will use and disclose your health information in order to treat you or to assist other health care providers in treating you. We will also use and disclose your health information in order 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 medical assessment, medical licensing, accreditation and training of students.

USES AND DISCLOSURES BASED ON YOUR AUTHORIZATION. Except as stated in more detail in the Notice of Privacy Practices, we will not use or disclose your health information without your written authorization.

USES AND DISCLOSURES NOT REQUIRING AUTHORIZATION. In the following circumstances, we may disclose your health information about your written authorization:

  • To family members or close friends who are involved in your health care
  • For certain limited research purposes
  • For purposes of public health and safety
  • To government agencies for purposes of their audits, investigations and other oversight activities
  • To government authorities to prevent child abuse or domestic violence
  • To the FDA to report products defects or incidents
  • To law enforcement authorities to protect public safety or to assist in apprehending criminal offenders
  • When required by court orders, search warrants, subpoenas and as otherwise required by law.

PATIENT RIGHTS. As our patient, you have the following rights:

  • To have access to and/or a copy of your health information
  • To receive an accounting of certain disclosures we have made of your health information
  • To request restrictions as to how your health information is used or disclosed
  • To request that we communicate with you in confidence
  • To request that we amend your health information
  • To receive notice of our privacy practice.

If you have a question, concern or complaint regarding our privacy practices, please refer to the posted Notice of Privacy Practices for the person or persons whom you may contact or you may contact the following agency listed below:

Carla Emery-Culberson, DPM
3303 Northland Drive, Suite 308
Austin, TX 78731

512-420-0808 Phone
512-420-0969 Fax