THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
Our Pledge To You. Your health information — which means any written or oral information that we create or receive that describes your health condition, treatment or payments — is personal. Therefore, the Pharmacy pledges to protect your health information as required by law. We give you this Privacy Notice to tell you (1) how we will use and disclose your “protected” health information, or “PHI” and (2) how you can exercise certain individual rights related to your PHI as a Patient of the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy (“the Pharmacy”). Please note that if any of your PHI qualifies as mental health records, alcohol and drug treatment records, communicable disease records or genetic test records, we will safeguard these records as “Special PHI” which will be disclosed only with your prior express written authorization, pursuant to a valid court order or as otherwise required by law. We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your PHI and to provide you with this notice of our legal duties and privacy practices.