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HIPAA Patient Privacy Practices

HIPAA Statement

Sheridan Dental is committed to maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of your protected health information (PHI) in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

PHI Collection and Use

We collect and maintain your PHI, including medical records, treatment plans, and billing information, to provide you with dental care services and for administrative purposes related to your treatment and payment.

PHI Disclosure

We may disclose your PHI to other healthcare providers or entities involved in your treatment, payment for services, or healthcare operations, as permitted by HIPAA regulations. We will obtain your written authorization before using or disclosing your PHI for any other purpose.

Patient Rights

Under HIPAA, you have the right to access, amend, and obtain a copy of your PHI. You may also request restrictions on the use and disclosure of your PHI and revoke authorizations to release your information.

Security Measures

We implement administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your PHI. Our staff is trained in HIPAA compliance and privacy practices.

Breaches and Complaints

In the event of a breach of unsecured PHI, we will notify you as required by HIPAA regulations. If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with our practice or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

For more information about our privacy practices and HIPAA compliance, please contact our office or visit our website.