455 23rd Street, Ogden, Utah
Main Line: 801-399-7200
Effective: April 14, 2003
This notice describes how medical information about you many be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
The Weber-Morgan Health Department (WMHD) understands that your medical and health information is personal. Protecting your health information is important. We follow strict federal and state laws that require us to maintain the confidentiality of your health information.
This notice describes the privacy practices of Weber-Morgan Health Department (WMHD) at all office locations, and pertains to all Health Department employees and volunteers at those facilities.
Weber-Morgan Health Department affiliated health providers (who are not employed by the WMHD but have a contractual agreement with the WMHD) may have different privacy practices from those described in this notice.
When you receive care from the WMHD, we may use your health information for treating you, billing for services, and conducting our normal business known as health care operations. Examples of how we use your information include:
We may also use your health information to:
You have the right to:
Requests marked with an asterick (*) must be made in writing. Contact the WMHD Privacy Officer for the appropriate form for your request.
There are limited situations when we are permitted or required to disclose health information without your signed authorization. These situations are:
All other uses and disclosures, not described in this notice, require your signed authorization. You may revoke your authorization at any time with a written statement.
The Weber-Morgan Health Department (WMHD) is required by law to:
We reserve the right to make changes to this notice at any time and make the new privacy practices effective for all information we maintain. Current notices will be available at all Health Department facilities and on our website, www.webermorganhealth.org. You may also request a copy of any notice from the Weber-Morgan Health Department Privacy Officer.
If you would like information about your privacy rights, are concerned that your privacy rights have been violated, or disagree with a decision that we made about access to your health information:
We will investigate all complaints and will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint.
You may also file a written complaint with the Office of Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
S.W. Room 509F HHH Bldg., Washington D.C. 20201.